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Compact crossword - The Scotsman 08/01/2013

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Tuesday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

8 Nocturnal bird (3)

9 Original model (9)

10 Tree of the birch family (5)

11 Moved (7)

12 Search among refuse (8)

14 Long-necked bird (4)

15 Twilight (4)

16 Words formed from initial letters (8)

20 A small weight (7)

21 Sensational (5)

23 US state (9)

24 Boring instrument (3)

DOWN

1 A marsh (6)

2 Pleased (4)

3 Scanty (6)

4 Dairy product (7,6)

5 Spurious (5)

6 Incidentally (2,3,3)

7 Dutch university city (6)

13 Difficult to understand (8)

15 Renounce (6)

17 Ashore (2,4)

18 Burden (6)

19 Utensil (5)

22 Ramble (4)

Monday’s solution

Across: 1 Horace, 4 Laddie, 9 Shopper, 10 Havoc, 11 Arena, 12 Visitor, 13 Town planner, 18 Rafting, 20 Witch, 22 Emcee,

23 Nominee, 24 Darren, 25 Ingrid. Down: 1 Hussar, 2 Rhone, 3 Captain, 5 Athos, 6 Devotee, 7 Escort, 8 Travel agent, 14 Officer,

15 Newsman, 16 Friend, 17 Shrewd, 19 Irene, 21 Tenor.

 

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