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Compact crossword - The Scotsman 12/12/12

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Wednesday’s puzzle...

Across

1 Ironworker (10)

7 Not a nobleman (8)

8 Bard (4)

9 Name of eight kings (5)

10 Highland attendant (7)

12 Minimum workforce (8,5)

15 Welsh lady’s name (7)

17 Dwelling-place (5)

20 Douglas _____ field marshal (4)

21 Beggar who pretends to be a sailor (8)

22 Dramatist (10)

Down

1 Chap (coll) (5)

2 Naval officer (7)

3 Emperor (4)

4 Wholesaler (8)

5 Actor in Fiddler on the Roof (5)

6 One who replaces another at work (6)

11 One hiding on board (8)

13 Indispensable worker (3,3)

14 Beer-mug (4-3)

16 Heavenly messenger (5)

18 Gold coin (5)

19 Fibber (4)

Tuesday’s solution

Across: 8 Rut, 9 Arresting, 10 Aimed, 11 Arraign, 12 Harmless, 14 Less, 15 Bevy, 16 Threaten, 20 Disturb, 21 Boost, 23 Innocence, 24 Arc. Down: 1 Breach, 2 Stem, 3 Vandal, 4 Breaks the bank, 5 Usury,

6 Diligent, 7 Agents, 13 Revising, 15 Bodkin, 17 Emblem, 18 Notice, 19 Punch, 22 Oral.

 
 
 

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