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Compact crossword - The Scotsman 06/12/12

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Thursday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

7 Adhere to (4)

8 Supports for rails (8)

9 A non-metallic element (5)

10 Shorten (7)

12 Conifer (3)

13 Carnage (9)

16 Careless (9)

17 Conifer (3)

19 Bright green herb (7)

21 Swivel (5)

23 East African country (8)

24 Island of the Inner Hebrides (4)

DOWN

1 Antiquated (8)

2 Romantic poet (1788-1824) (5)

3 Tree of the olive family (3)

4 Australian state capital (9)

5 Noble-minded (7)

6 Amphibian (4)

11 Bings (4-5)

14 Testimony (8)

15 Standard work (7)

18 Disgrace (5)

20 New Testament book (4)

22 Tree of the beech family (3)

Wednesday’s solution

Across: 1 Definitely, 7 Unclear, 8 Buxom, 10 Ezra, 11 Congress, 13 Nicene, 15 Vassal, 17 Unlawful, 18 Jack, 21 Hewer, 22 Rock oil,

23 Presumably. Down: 1 Decor, 2 Feel, 3 Narrow, 4 Toboggan, 5 Laxness, 6 Sure enough, 9 Most likely, 12 Unawares, 14 Cold war, 16 Quorum, 19 Agony, 20 Scab.

 
 
 

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