Compact crossword - The Scotsman 23/07/14

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23/07/14

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Wednesday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Board game (10)

7 Game with rectangular pieces (8)

8 Small cubes with spots on (4)

9 Inexpensive (5)

10 Reading, writing and arithmetic (5,2)

12 Party game (4,3,6)

15 Asian hurricane (7)

17 Card game with 40 cards (5)

20 Table game (4)

21 French card game (8)

22 Stupid talk (10)

DOWN

1 Stall (5)

2 Breastplate (7)

3 Righteous (4)

4 Emphasis (anag) (8)

5 Film popularised some time ago (5)

6 Game with cards discarded for others (6)

11 Palpitated (8)

13 Haphazardly (6)

14 Cake soaked in alcoholic syrup (3,4)

16 Board game (5)

18 Freshwater fish (5)

19 Maple genus (4)

Tuesday’s solution

Across: 8 Par, 9 Procedure, 10 Eager, 11 Tailing, 12 Prestige, 14 Lair, 15 Apex, 16 Acolytes, 20 Recline, 21 Unfit, 23 Posthaste, 24 Jar.

Down: 1 Upkeep, 2 Drag, 3 Spirit, 4 Cottage cheese, 5 Tepid, 6 Jubilant, 7 Ledger, 13 Exercise, 17 Laurel, 18 Satire, 19 Tight, 22 Fiji.

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