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Compact crossword - The Scotsman 22/03/12

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Thursday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Carrying out (10)

7 Acrobats (8)

8 Boasted (4)

9 Trifling (5)

10 Root vegetables (7)

12 Burglary (5-8)

15 Furtiveness (7)

17 Custom (5)

20 Chinese vessel (4)

21 Disturbance (8)

22 Soaking wet (10)

DOWN

1 Prig (5)

2 Partial refunds (7)

3 Be governed by (4)

4 Blunders (8)

5 More pleasant (5)

6 Put in order (6)

11 Slaughterhouse (8)

13 On the road (2,4)

14 Small falcon (7)

16 Joint (5)

18 Splendid (5)

19 Male deer (4)

Wednesday’s solution

Across: 1 Vietcong, 5 Eros, 9 Macon, 10 Amoebic, 11 Pantechnicon, 13 Pretty, 14 On edge, 17 Conservative, 20 Lexicon, 21 Wacko, 22 Dash, 23 Secretly. Down: 1 Vamp, 2 Enclave, 3 Constituency, 4 Nuance, 6 Rebec, 7 Seconder, 8 Conning-tower, 12 Speckled, 15 Dovecot, 16 Avenge,18 Nexus, 19 Cony.

 

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