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Compact crossword - The Scotsman 02/04/2012

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Monday’s puzzle...

Across

1 __ ____thing as a free lunch (2,4)

4 Alcoholic drink (6)

9 Soft drink (7)

10 African snake (5)

11 Bramley eg (5)

12 Confessed (5,2)

13 Red drink (6,5)

18 Left the ground (4,3)

20 Crude liquor (5)

22 On high (5)

23 Tempter (7)

24 20 across (alt spelling) (6)

25 Beer and lemonade (6)

Down

1 Drink of the gods (6)

2 Molasses (5)

3 Fire-eating monster (7)

5 Waif (5)

6 Roaming (7)

7 Brandy (6)

8 Containing no intoxicant (7-4)

14 Medium-sweet sherry (7)

15 Unfasten (7)

16 Fasten (6)

17 Spanish wine (6)

19 Spirit measure (5)

21 Extinct Indo-European language (5)

Saturday’s solution

Across: 1 Seduce, 4 Oppose, 9 Haste, 10 Actuate, 11 Mar, 12 Precedent, 13 Devastating, 18 Exhibited, 21 Tup, 22 Undergo, 23 Arete, 24 Answer, 25 Paused. Down: 1 Scheme, 2 Deserve, 3 Creep, 5 Patient, 6 Ovate, 7 Exerts, 8 Lamentation, 14 Auberge, 15 Natters, 16 Beluga, 17 Spread, 19 Hides, 20 Diana.

 
 
 

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