Compact crossword - The Scotsman 31/07/14

31/07/14

31/07/14

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Thursday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Outings (10)

7 Word for word (7)

8 Jury (5)

10 Seabird (4)

11 Swaggered (8)

13 Pass for admission (6)

15 Makes suitable (6)

17 Not any more (2,6)

18 Card game (4)

21 Searches for (5)

22 Spare time (7)

23 Obstructs (10)

DOWN

1 Praise highly (5)

2 Central part (4)

3 Connect (6)

4 Confines (8)

5 Incessant (7)

6 Paving slabs (10)

9 Forms of magnetitite (10)

12 Poet Laureate (1850-92) (8)

14 Bring together (7)

16 An associate (6)

19 Leans up against (5)

20 Small measure (4)

Wednesday’s solution

Across: 7 Soup, 8 Solarium, 9 Spoon, 10 Ketchup, 12 Fan, 13 Eiderdown, 16 Telephone, 17 Cry, 19 Holdall, 21 Shelf, 23 Decanter, 24 Vase.

Down: 1 Hotplate, 2 Apron, 3 Asp, 4 Blue jeans, 5 Brocade, 6 Tutu, 11 Dishcloth, 14 Wireless, 15 Headway, 18 Shave, 20 Oven, 22 Dry.

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