Compact crossword - The Scotsman 24/04/14

24/04/14

24/04/14

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Thursday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

7 Curse (4)

8 Tempting (8)

9 Punctuation mark (5)

10 Daily records (7)

12 Farm animal (3)

13 Bed (coll) (9)

16 A trifle (9)

17 Lively dance (3)

19 Learned (7)

21 Uniform (5)

23 Entertainment at a winter sport resort (5-3)

24 Drop anchor (4)

DOWN

1 Oriental plant (8)

2 Subject matter (5)

3 Large (3)

4 Within reach (9)

5 Entice (7)

6 A poker stake (4)

11 Boffin (coll) (9)

14 Distinction (8)

15 Hangs around (7)

18 Prepared (5)

20 In full bloom (4)

22 Fit out (3)

Wednesday’s solution

Across: 1 Footbridge, 7 Outfoot, 8 Remit, 10 Tint, 11 Footnote, 13 Arable, 15 Static, 17 Left foot, 18 Half, 21 Robot, 22 Tremelo, 23 Tenderfoot.

Down: 1 Futon, 2 Oboe, 3 Bottom, 4 Irritate, 5 Gumboot, 6 Footballer, 9 Trench foot, 12 Ill-fated, 14 Affable, 16 Footer, 19 Afoot, 20 Peso.

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