Compact crossword - The Scotsman 08/02/2013

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Friday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

7 Sea-captain (6-7)

9 Holiday traveller (7)

10 Record-keeper (5)

11 Scheming (2,2)

12 Diplomatic messenger (5)

16 Country bumpkin (5)

17 National Socialist Hitlerite (4)

21 News reporters (5)

22 Tutor (7)

23 Revenue gatherer (4,9)

DOWN

1 Dabbler (7)

2 PM 1908-16 (7)

3 Old Nick (5)

4 Builder (7)

5 Divine messenger (5)

6 Sir Francis _ (5)

8 Handsome actor (7,4)

13 Russian horseman (7)

14 Mogul (7)

15 Noddy’s friend (3,4)

18 One who plays fairly (5)

19 Female donkey (5)

20 Tourist in Cornwall (5)

Thursday’s solution

Across: 1 Ratified, 5 Epic, 9 Swami, 10 Globule, 11 Betting shops, 13 Hasten, 14 Bright, 17 Restrictions, 20 Believe, 21 Iliad, 22 Mote, 23 Staggers. Down: 1 Rush, 2 Travels, 3 Faint-hearted, 4 Engine, 6 Pluto, 7 Creosote, 8 Constraining, 12 Cherubim, 15 Genuine, 16 Accept, 18 Split, 19 Ides.

 

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