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Compact crossword - The Scotsman 22/10/12

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Monday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

7 Talk incessantly (6)

8 Bone at base of spine (6)

9 Concuss (4)

10 Inclined surface for winter sports (3-5)

11 Snip (6)

12 Vertebrate (6)

14 Large gun (6)

17 Remote (3-3)

19 Envy (8)

21 Isthmus (4)

22 Marionette (6)

23 Extreme fear (6)

DOWN

1 Design on the skin (6)

2 Town in Oxfordshire (8)

3 Tenant (6)

4 Church split (6)

5 Bridge bidding system (4)

6 Near-sightedness (6)

13 Seafood sauce (8)

15 Boulevard (6)

16 Nakedness (6)

17 Carnival (6)

18 Business agent (6)

20 Mature (4)

Saturday’s solution

Across: 1 Erupt, 4 Swift, 10 Haven, 11 Matinee, 12 Entrance, 13 Cast, 15 Lotion, 17 Reject, 19 Aces, 20 Rational, 23 Entreat, 24 Gnome, 25 Pearl, 26 Admit.

Down: 2 Rivet, 3 Pentagon, 5 Wits, 6 Fanfare, 7 Cheer-leader, 8 Smock, 9 Teetotaller, 14 Besieged, 16 Theatre, 18 Waste, 21 Naomi, 22 Bear.

 

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