Compact crossword - The Scotsman 25/02/15

25/02/15

25/02/15

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Wednesday’s puzzle

ACROSS

1 Coffin-carrier (4-6)

7 OT book (7)

8 Unfurnished (5)

10 Cosy place (4)

11 Pattern of symptoms (8)

13 Outwit (6)

15 Wait on (6)

17 He can cry (anag) (8)

18 Denoting air (prefix) (4)

21 Airport (abbrev) (5)

22 Organic compound (7)

23 It comes between green and red (5-5)

DOWN

1 Newspapers (5)

2 Produced an egg (4)

3 Anne _, second wife of Henry VIII (6)

4 Short story (8)

5 Investigate (7)

6 Strengthened (10)

9 Stress at which material stops behaving erratically (5,5)

12 Cement (8)

14 Cafe (3,4)

16 Behave humbly (6)

19 Ant (5)

20 Male deer (4)

Tuesday’s solution

Across: 7 Stupor, 8 Gloats, 9 Foil, 10 Punitive, 11 Agency, 12 Aghast, 14 Spread, 17 Rivals, 19 Reisling, 21 Rock, 22 Chalet, 23 Tender.

Down: 1 Strong, 2 Opulence, 3 Trophy, 4 Uganda, 5 Bolt, 6 Stoves, 13 Hovering, 15 Plight, 16 Dainty, 17 Rights, 18 Locker, 20 Silo.

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