Compact crossword - The Scotsman 17/11/12

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Saturday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 A large wading bird (5)

4 Trudges (5)

10 On the dot (5)

11 Extract (7)

12 Supplement (8)

13 Cliff (4)

15 Traditional tale (6)

17 Total failure (6)

19 Nimble (4)

20 Perhaps (8)

23 Compel (7)

24 Ingenuous (5)

25 Principals (5)

26 Grounds (5)

DOWN

2 Tread heavily (5)

3 Maturing (8)

5 Chance (4)

6 Controls (7)

7 Sets up (11)

8 Danger (5)

9 Pigeonholes (11)

14 A light beer (8)

16 Large African animal (7)

18 Wretched dwelling (5)

21 Flashy jewelry (5)

22 Goad (4)

Friday’s solution:

Across: 7 Contact lenses, 9 Renegue, 10 Ruler, 11 News, 12 Paper, 16 Women, 17 Herb, 21 Lehar, 22 Special, 23 Correspondent.

Down: 1 Ice-rink, 2 Unknown, 3 Large, 4 Hearted, 5 Psalm, 6 Usurp, 8 The game is up, 13 Courier, 14 Deliver, 15 Ability, 18 Black, 19 Thorn, 20 Beano.

 

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