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Compact crossword - The Scotsman 18/10/12

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Thursday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Shortened (8)

5 Sullen (4)

9 Thins out (5)

10 Dawdles (7)

11 On trial (12)

13 Abide (6)

14 Resist (6)

17 Insect (6-6)

20 Examine (7)

21 Southern European country (5)

22 Relaxation (4)

23 Advance (8)

DOWN

1 Part of a foot (4)

2 Laid-back (7)

3 Dejected (12)

4 Cake (6)

6 Plain to see (5)

7 Came about (8)

8 Translating (12)

12 Give an account of (8)

15 Cattle-food (3-4)

16 By the way (Latin) (6)

18 Plays with fire (5)

19 Extras (4)

Wednesday’s solution

Across: 1 Motivation, 7 Research, 8 Tarn, 9 Leaky, 10 Stipend, 12 Parrot-fashion, 15 Precept, 17 Brace, 20 Pair, 21 Nineteen,

22 Eighty-four

Down: 1 My eye, 2 Trekker, 3 Vary, 4 Tahitian, 5 On tap, 6 Bronco, 11 At a pinch, 13 Abroad, 14 Horatio, 16 Corgi, 18 Cheer, 19 Only.

 

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