Compact crossword - The Scotsman 27/02/15

27/02/15

27/02/15

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Friday’s puzzle

ACROSS

1 Punctuation mark (5)

7 Preface (8)

8 Twitch (5)

10 Layout, etc, preferred by publisher (5,5)

12 Caption (8)

14 Arm or leg (4)

16 Caribbean island (4)

17 Publisher’s imprint (8)

20 Having big type (5-5)

23 Expiring (5)

24 Rectangular arrays (8)

25 Punctuation mark (5)

DOWN

1 North African fortress (6)

2 Crush to pulp (4)

3 Fling up (4)

4 Stanza (5)

5 Patent (9)

6 Part of speech (6)

9 White carrot-shaped root (5)

11 Brutality (9)

13 New (prefix) (3)

15 Jump (5)

16 Pillar (6)

18 Dram (6)

19 Lukewarm (5)

21 Stagger (4)

22 Printing mistake (4)

Thursday’s solution

Across: 7 Puma, 8 Uncovers, 9 Belie, 10 Outrage, 12 Sip, 13 Mardi Gras, 16 Prospered, 17 Sop, 19 Orlando, 21 Trash, 23 Sardinia, 24 Punt.

Down: 1 Superior, 2 Cavil, 3 Sup, 4 Scoundrel, 5 Average, 6 Crag, 11 Gaberdine, 14 Arousing, 15 Islands, 18 Gripe, 20 Roam, 22 Sap.

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