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Compact crossword - The Scotsman 15/11/2012

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Thursday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Hunted through (8)

5 A rough painting (4)

9 Stand-in (for doctor, etc) (5)

10 Unyielding (7)

11 Unexpectedly (3,2,3,4)

13 Stand one’s ground (6)

14 Dissimilar (6)

17 Depriving of confidence (12)

20 Remainder (7)

21 Burrow (5)

22 Bird of prey (4)

23 Throw goods overboard (8)

DOWN

1 Fine sediment (4)

2 Falls due (7)

3 Speak forcefully (4,2,6)

4 Card game (6)

6 Be of use (5)

7 Knocked about (8)

8 Live within one’s income (4,4,4)

12 Conceivable (8)

15 Pays no heed to (7)

16 Swindle (6)

18 Italian city (5)

19 Steer clear of (4)

Wednesday’s solution

Across: 1 Cheesecake, 7 Nautilus, 8 Note, 9 White, 10 Andorra, 12 Effectiveness, 15 Scrappy, 17 Crust, 20 Task, 21 Virtuous,

22 Ne’er-do-well. Down: 1 Coach, 2 Entitle, 3 Silk, 4 Casanova, 5 Kendo, 6 Uterus, 11 Stopover, 13 Facial, 14 Nurture, 16 Ankle,

18 Skull, 19 Argo.

 

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