Compact crossword - The Scotsman 25/04/15

24/04/15

24/04/15

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Friday’s puzzle

ACROSS

1 Illicit liquor (5)

7 Hard round sweet (5-3)

8 Municipal officer (5)

10 Ball of spun sugar (10)

12 Eurasian songbird (5,3)

14 Axe (4)

16 Easter flower (4)

17 Glass bottle (8)

20 Large sweet (10)

23 Feeling remorse (5)

24 Light brittle biscuit (8)

25 Woman’s garment (5)

DOWN

1 Peppermint sweet (6)

2 __-13 down (4)

3 Pound (4)

4 Feathery material (5)

5 Citrus-fruit-flavoured sweet (5,4)

6 Tenant (6)

9 Irritable (5)

11 Sugar-coated sweet (5,4)

13 Cold confection (3)

15 Drink used in making cocktails (5)

16 Bequest (6)

18 Zilch (6)

19 Bet (5)

21 Rind (4)

22 Baby’s biscuit (4)

Thursday’s solution:

Across: 7 Fuel, 8 Meetings, 9 Scamp, 10 Impends, 12 Emu, 13 Cherished, 16 Traveller, 17 Asp, 19 Bundles, 21 Spool, 23 Blenheim, 24 Lack.

Down: 1 Dulcimer, 2 Slump, 3 Imp, 4 Newmarket, 5 Finesse, 6 Aged, 11 Sheltered, 14 Ensconced, 15 Evident, 18 Apply, 20 Ugly, 22 Amp.

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