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Compact crossword - The Scotsman 21/12/12

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Friday’s puzzle

Across

1 Young person from abroad (2,4)

4 Match statistician

(6)

9 Former MP (5)

10 Animate (7)

11 Salt water (3)

12 Garrotter (9)

13 Stamp collector (11)

18 Dogmatic teacher

(9)

21 Pulse (3)

22 Britons (anag) (7)

23 Midget (5)

24 Postal worker (6)

25 Defensivedress

(6)

Down

1 Mother superior

(6)

2 Old Egyptian king

(7)

3 Cader _____, Welsh

mountain (5)

5 Nocello (anag) (7)

6 Competitor (5)

7 Cease to flow(3,3)

8 Spy (6,5)

14 Beneficiary (7)

15 Female singer (7)

16 Electrician (slang)

(6)

17 Boss (6)

19 Exclude (5)

20 Presbyterian

office-bearer (5)

Thursday’s solution

Across: 1 Disjointed, 7 Retinue, 8 Theta, 10 Ha-ha, 11 Motorist, 13 Sector, 15 Verger, 17 Rational,

18 Okra, 21 Sorts, 22 Applied, 23 Unilateral. Down: 1 Ditch, 2 Sink, 3 Ocelot, 4 Nitrogen,

5 Evening, 6 Orchestras, 9 Afterwards, 12 Colossal, 14 Cateran, 16 Vacant, 19 Krill, 20 Spur.

 

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