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Compact crossword - The Scotsman 13/12/12

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Thursday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Actor (8)

5 Gentleman (coll) (4)

9 Recess (5)

10 An aardvark (7)

11 Was up to scratch (4,3,5)

13 Battered (6)

14 Make known (6)

17 Smelter (5-7)

20 Obvious (7)

21 Welcome (5)

22 Newts (4)

23 On the sly (8)

DOWN

1 Timbre (4)

2 Cry out (7)

3 Favoured (12)

4 Indifference (6)

6 Greek letter (5)

7 Penalties (8)

8 Organiser of theatrical productions (5-7)

12 Likely (8)

15 Very odd (7)

16 Be on the go (6)

18 Separately (5)

19 Remain (4)

Wednesday’s solution

Across: 1 Blacksmith, 7 Commoner, 8 Poet, 9 Henry, 10 Ghillie, 12 Skeleton staff, 15 Myfanwy, 17 Abode, 20 Haig, 21 Whipjack, 22 Playwright.

Down: 1 Bloke, 2 Admiral, 3 King, 4 Merchant, 5 Topol, 6 Relief, 11 Stowaway, 13 Key man, 14 Toby-jug, 16 Angel, 18 Ducat, 19 Liar.

 

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