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Compact crossword - The Scotsman 19/12/12

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Wednesday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

7 Long for (4)

8 Heaven (8)

9 Tribal leader (5)

10 Capital of Corsica (7)

12 9, 13, 19 (1,1,1)

13 Company director (9)

16 L-shaped piece of steel (5,4)

17 23, 4 (1,1,1)

19 Policeman (7)

21 Scrimp (5)

23 Above (8)

24 Wildcat (4)

DOWN

1 1 1/2 dozen (8)

2 Bedcover (5)

3 Select (3)

4 Apparatus for displaying photos (9)

5 Provide instruction (7)

6 Italian wine (4)

11 Tax-collectors (9)

14 Forcible (8)

15 North African capital (7)

18 Brain case (5)

20 V (4)

22 Say further (3)

Tuesday’s solution

Across: 1 Modulating, 8 Andorra, 9 Sable, 10 Dock, 11 Lena, 12 Bar, 14 Mimosa, 15 Victim, 18 Nab, 20 Anon, 21 Elan, 23 Usual, 24 Fragile, 25 Whispering.

Down: 1 Modicum, 2 Dire, 3 Leaden, 4 Tasmania, 5 Nabob, 6 Pandemonium, 7 Necromancer, 13 Assaults, 16 Tilling, 17 Coffee, 19 Brash, 22 Saki.

 

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