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Compact crossword - The Scotsman 07/12/12

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Friday’s puzzle...

ACROSS


1 Fill with wonder (5)

7 Injurious (8)

8 Large US state (5)

10 Matching menswear (6,4)

12 Refuse (8)

14 Stupefy (4)

16 Boxing contest (4)

17 Draughts (8)

20 Most northerly point on Scottish mainland (6,4)

23 Hobo (5)

24 Semi-permanent (4,4)

25 Two times (5)

DOWN

1 _______ 16 down, 21 (6)

2 Fervent devotion (4)

3 Small bird (4)

4 Extreme state of excitement (5)

5 Unpaid worker (9)

6 Crystaline compound (6)

9 Firm (5)

11 Gloomy (9)

13 7, 16 down, 21 (1,1,1)

15 Sit on heels (5)

16 In the flesh (6)

18 Capital of Macedonia (6)

19 Begin working (3,2)

21 Hurt (4)

22 Pull (4)

Thursday’s solution

Across: 7 Obey, 8 Sleepers, 9 Boron, 10 Abridge, 12 Yew, 13 Slaughter, 16 Negligent, 17 Fir, 19 Parsley, 21 Wheel, 23 Ethiopia, 24 Muck. Down: 1 Obsolete, 2 Byron, 3 Ash, 4 Melbourne, 5 Upright, 6 Frog, 11 Slag-heaps, 14 Evidence, 15 Classic, 18 Shame, 20 Acts, 22 Oak.

 

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