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Compact Crossword - The Scotsman 16/03/2012

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Friday’s puzzle . . .

ACROSS

1 Lying on one’s back (6)

4 Environmentalist (6)

9 Large branch of a tree (5)

10 Graceful (7)

11 Fib (3)

12 Italian dictator (9)

13 Prudish (6-5)

18 Overnight stay (9)

21 Vegetable (3)

22 Reigning (7)

23 Pull vehicle behind (3,2)

24 Sore (6)

25 Barbed (6)

DOWN

1 Tenuous (6)

2 Discreet (7)

3 OT book preceding Habakkuk (5)

5 Italian violin (7)

6 Canteen for servicemen (5)

7 Piece of gossip (6)

8 Heightened awareness (11)

14 Placate (7)

15 Authorise (7)

16 Liveliness (6)

17 Delicately pretty (6)

19 Royal burgh near Lossiemouth (5)

20 Toothed bar (5)

Thursday’s solution

ACROSS: 1 Suspicious, 7 Unusual, 8 Moats, 10 Lynx, 11 Inundate, 13 Nephew, 15 Annexe, 17 In league, 18 Iago, 21 Harsh, 22 Immerse, 23 Condescend.

DOWN: 1 Spurn, 2 Scum, 3 Inland, 4 Imminent, 5 Unaware, 6 Outlandish, 9 Stevedores, 12 Detached, 14 Palermo, 16 Duties, 19 Acrid, 20 Smee.

 

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