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Compact crossword - The Scotsman 09/04/2012

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Monday’s puzzle...

Across

7 Ring-road (6)

8 Stored for future use (4,2)

9 Chess piece (R) (4)

10 Accepted (8)

11 Male sheep (6)

12 Disrobe (6)

14 Headmaster of an academy (6)

17 Cooking instructions (6)

19 Unbecoming (5,3)

21 South African currency (R) (4)

22 Horse-drawn carriage (6)

23 Lump of gold (6)

Down

1 Former (6)

2 Impertinent talk (8)

3 Loan shark (6)

4 Cut (6)

5 Short skirt (4)

6 Indian currency (plural) (R) (6)

13 Clergyman’s home (8)

15 Set of nine things (6)

16 Line from centre of circle (R) (6)

17 Queen’s title (R) (6)

18 Consider (6)

20 Go on a bicycle (4)

Saturday’s solution

Across: 1 Strop, 4 Cheat, 10 Proud, 11 Circuit, 12 Controls, 13 Tier, 15 Abound, 17 Slight, 19 Unit, 20 Plimsoll, 23 Amiable, 24 Twine, 25 Anger, 26 Aster.

Down: 2 Thorn, 3 Ordering, 5 Hurt, 6 Amusing, 7 Spectacular, 8 Scold, 9 Story-teller, 14 Clematis, 16 Opinion, 18 Alter, 21 Olive, 22 Able.

 
 
 

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