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Compact crossword - The Scotsman 18/12/12

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Tuesday’s puzzle

ACROSS

1 Varying the pitch of (10)

8 Small European principality (7)

9 Black (poet) (5)

10 Cut short (4)

11 Russian river (4)

12 Obstruct (3)

14 Houseplant (6)

15 Injured party (6)

18 Arrest (coll) (3)

20 Anon (4)

21 Impetuosity (4)

23 Customary (5)

24 Easily broken (7)

25 Speaking softly (10

DOWN

1 Small quantity (7)

2 Dreadful (4)

3 Overcast (6)

4 Australian state (8)

5 Man of great wealth (5)

6 Uproar (11)

7 Sorcerer (11)

13 Sudden attacks (8)

16 Cultivating (7)

17 Popular drink (6)

19 Bushy tail (5)

22 Japanese alcoholic drink (4)

Monday’s solution

Across: 7 Hidden, 8 Agenda, 9 Snag, 10 Endanger, 11 Ice axe, 12 Tagged, 14 Euchre, 17 Plaque, 19 Collagen, 21 Dark, 22 Kitbag,

23 End-all.

Down: 1 Picnic, 2 Odograph, 3 Sneeze, 4 Bandit, 5 Vein, 6 Adhere, 13 Grandads, 15 Utopia, 16 Engage, 17 Ponder,

18 Unruly, 20 Lobe.

 

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