Compact crossword - The Scotsman 28/08/15

28/08/15

28/08/15

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Friday’s puzzle

ACROSS

1 Former Egyptian president (6)

4 Match statistician (6)

9 Man-servant (5)

10 Castile (anag) (7)

11 Tea (3)

12 One in a tug-of-war (6-3)

13 Barber (11)

18 Naval mechanic (9)

21 Sailor (3)

22 Roman goddess of wisdom (7)

23 Trainer (5)

24 Hospital employees (6)

25 Author (6)

DOWN

1 Beginner (6)

2 Muslim ruler’s wife (7)

3 Minor actor (5)

5 One-eyed giant (7)

6 Rhubarb genus (5)

7 Sailor (6)

8 Repairer of current apparatus (11)

14 Arbiter (7)

15 Contestant (7)

16 Pub employee (6)

17 Toxophilite (6)

19 Piano repairer (5)

20 Athlete (5)

Thursday’s solution

Across: 1 Find favour, 7 Relieve, 8 Gaudi, 10 Glee, 11 Clobbers, 13 Number, 15 Endear, 17 Instruct, 18 Ache, 21 Evens, 22 In a spot, 23 By all means.

Down: 1 False, 2 Neep, 3 Feeble, 4 Vagabond, 5 Ukelele, 6 Brigantine, 9 Insurgents, 12 Reprisal, 14 Mystery, 16 Schism, 19 Copes, 20 Data.

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