Compact crossword - The Scotsman 13/10/12

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Saturday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Past history (6)

4 Large strong boxes (6)

9 Very severe (5)

10 Canadian province (7)

11 Sorrow (3)

12 Bribe (coll) (9)

13 Dispute (11)

18 Athletics event (9)

21 Right and proper (3)

22 Spectacle (7)

23 US state (5)

24 Be indecisive (6)

25 Black Sea port (6)

DOWN

1 General talk (6)

2 Keep secret (7)

3 Holds sway (5)

5 Natural abode (7)

6 A bewitching singer (5)

7 Flight of steps (6)

8 Painting (11)

14 Most remote (7)

15 Admits to holy orders (7)

16 Rephrased (6)

17 Swiss city (6)

19 Old measure (5)

20 Bedouin (5)

Friday’s solution:

Across: 1 Mauve, 7 Santa Ana, 8 Kraal, 10 Salmonella, 12 Glaucoma, 14 Haar, 16 Saab, 17 Rara avis, 20 Long Sutton, 23 Naira, 24 Actually, 25 Anger.

Down: 1 Making, 2 Vaas, 3 Ma’am, 4 Stink, 5 Ball valve, 6 Bazaar, 9 Latch, 11 Canaanite, 13 Maa, 15 Aaron, 16 Salaam, 18 Sea-air, 19 Isaac, 21 Tall, 22 Naan.

 

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