Compact crossword - The Scotsman 07/11/12

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Thursday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

7 Hard wood (4)

8 Meditates (8)

9 Compact (5)

10 Brisk movement (mus) (7)

12 Thirsty (3)

13 Large reptile (9)

16 Dispirited (9)

17 Lament (3)

19 Small bomb (7)

21 Slang (5)

23 Wizard (8)

24 Cautious (4)

DOWN

1 Hidden supply (8)

2 Tangle (5)

3 Poke one’s nose in (3)

4 Harassed (9)

5 Executes (7)

6 Mill about (4)

11 Campaigners (9)

14 Old term for the left side of a ship (8)

15 South American river (7)

18 Look sullen (5)

20 Crucifix (4)

22 Take a shot at (3)

Wednesday’s solution

Across: 1 Spring roll, 7 Undress, 8 Shrew, 10 Ulna, 11 Edmonton, 13 Narrow, 15 Escape, 17 Languish, 18 Epic, 21 Yield,

22 Lambada, 23 Summertime.

Down: 1 Sedan, 2 Reek, 3 No-side, 4 Response, 5 Loretta, 6 Autumnally, 9 Winter-clad,

12 Corundum, 14 Rondeau, 16 Ostler, 19 Phase, 20 Impi.

 

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