Compact crossword - The Scotsman 23/01/2015

Friday's puzzle.

Friday's puzzle.

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Friday’s puzzle....

ACROSS

1 Chasm (5)

4 Garishness (5)

10 Remove weapons (5)

11 Parasitic fungus (4-3)

12 Following in succession (8)

13 Howl (4)

15 Complex protein (6)

17 Fall asleep (3,3)

19 Rubbish heap (4)

20 One who steals en route (8)

23 Declare (anag) (7)

24 Fool (5)

25 PVC (5)

26 Aquatic animal (5)

DOWN

2 Brag (5)

3 Formerly (8)

5 Grassy area (4)

6 Quivering effect (7)

7 Part of ship abaft the mainmast (11)

8 Norwegian inlet (5)

9 Multiply (11)

14 Ethical teacher (8)

16 African river (7)

18 Gusty (5)

21 Sharp instrument (5)

22 Medical photograph (1-3)

Thursday’s solution:

Across: 1 Threatened, 7 Conspire, 8 Pout, 9 Sepia, 10 Biryani, 12 Foregathering, 15 Strands, 17 Stiff, 20 Card, 21 Nitpicks, 22 Encourage.

Down: 1 Thole, 2 Respite, 3 Avid, 4 Eyesight, 5 Empty, 6 Turn in, 11 Fandango, 13 Outlay, 14 Rotting, 16 Auden, 18 Fakes, 19 Stir.

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