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Compact Crossword - The Scotsman 12/02/13

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Tuesday’s puzzle...

Across

1 Prodigious (10)

8 Permitted (7)

9 Offshoot (5)

10 Street-car (4)

11 A Freshwater duck (4)

12 Dry (of wine) (3)

14 Haunt (6)

15 Amazing (coll) (6)

18 Sick (3)

20 On tenterhooks (4)

21 Drive before the wind (4)

23 Clergyman (5)

24 Cutting tool (4-3)

25 Announced (10)

DOWN

1 Muslim teachers (7)

2 Amphibian (4)

3 Enrage (6)

4 Young bird (8)

5 Assumed name (5)

6 Magnum opus (11)

7 Exert oneself (7,4)

13 A type of brandy (8)

16 Exonerated (7)

17 Old Testament book (6)

19 Passenger ship (5)

22 Confidence trick (4)

Monday’s solution

Across: 7 Bourse, 8 Emigre, 9 Bess, 10 Brunette, 11 Bonier, 12 Bubble, 14 Bedaub, 17 Brumby, 19 Sombrero, 21 Body, 22 Bullet, 23 Beluga. Down: 1 Bolero, 2 Brassica, 3 Berber, 4 Benumb, 5 Bite, 6 Brutal, 13 Bluebell, 15 Exodus, 16 Breath, 17 Blobby, 18 Bodega, 20 Ball.

 
 
 

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