Compact crossword - The Scotsman 27/11/13

27/11/13

27/11/13

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Wednesday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Modern commercial sounds (3,5)

5 Burlesque (4)

9 About (5)

10 Ordinary soldier (7)

11 Secret (12)

13 Obstacle (6)

14 Viaduct (6)

17 Gives an excuse for (8,4)

20 Judicial enquiry (7)

21 Sharp instrument (5)

22 Deep valley (4)

23 Light paraffin oil (8)

DOWN

1 Brownish-purple (4)

2 Living-room (7)

3 Not adopted as a member (12)

4 Obstruct (6)

6 Sturdy twilled cloth (5)

7 Depression (3,5)

8 Tuxedo (6,6)

12 Turning on an axis (8)

15 Distributing (7)

16 Grab (6)

18 Equip (anag) (5)

19 Protein found in maize (4)

Tuesday’s solution

Across: 1 Sedate, 4 Artful, 9 Enlarge, 10 Virus, 11 Idaho, 12 Turbine, 13 Half-hearted, 18 Cashier, 20 Force, 22 Tramp, 23 Mustang, 24 Erects, 25 Flutes.

Down: 1 Scenic, 2 Delta, 3 Turn off, 5 Rover, 6 Furtive, 7 Listen, 8 Kettle-drums, 14 Assuage, 15 Refusal, 16 Scythe, 17 Wedges, 19 Input, 21 React.

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