Compact crossword - The Scotsman 27/12/14

27/12/14

27/12/14

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Saturday’s puzzle

ACROSS

7 Misunderstandings (5-8)

9 Riled (7)

10 Likeness (5)

11 Jealousy (4)

12 Packing-case (5)

16 Dismount (5)

17 Church recess (4)

21 Daydream (5)

22 The daily grind (7)

23 Independent MPs (5-8)

DOWN

1 Predicaments (7)

2 Pardon (7)

3 Supplant (5)

4 Runs at speed (7)

5 Large dam across the Nile (5)

6 Item of property (5)

8 Sell at too low a price (11)

13 Lay off (7)

14 Joined together (7)

15 Setback (7)

18 Proclamation (5)

19 Carriage (5)

20 Fast (5)

Friday’s solution

Across: 1 Spice, 4 Girls, 10 Anise, 11 Colossi, 12 Intimate, 13 Posh, 15 Ginger, 17 Sporty, 19 Baby, 20 Prodigal, 23 Nullity, 24 Mourn, 25 Truth, 26 Scary.

Down: 2 Paint, 3 Cream tea, 5 Idly, 6 Lassoer, 7 Savings bank, 8 Scott, 9 Fisheye lens, 14 Epidemic, 16 Nebular, 18 Freya, 21 Gluer, 22 Mint.

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