Compact crossword - The Scotsman 11/01/2013

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Friday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

7 Area where entry is forbidden (9,4)

9 No longer existing (7)

10 Strive (5)

11 Felled (4)

12 Chemical compound (5)

16 Tests of knowledge (5)

17 Bovine animals (4)

21 Surpass (5)

22 Woven fabric (7)

23 Dispossession (13)

DOWN

1 In alliance (7)

2 TT Races (anag) (7)

3 Amusing (5)

4 Not prepared (7)

5 Pugilist (5)

6 Port near Edinburgh (5)

8 Device for measuring alcohol in blood (11)

13 Dark reddish-brown (7)

14 Display (7)

15 Feeler (7)

18 Telegraph message (5)

19 Ambit (5)

20 Charity for famine relief (5)

Thursday’s solution

Across: 1 Downcast, 5 Chub, 9 Totem, 11 Ocarina, 11 Goes to ground, 13 Notion, 14 Florin, 17 Obstreperous, 20 Cholera, 21 Agile, 22 Duty, 23 Blustery. Down: 1 Date, 2 Without, 3 Comes to grief, 4 Spot-on, 6 Haiku, 7 Branding, 8 Barrel-organs, 12 Enforced,

15 Routine, 16 Sprawl, 18 Short, 19 Deny.

 

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