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Compact crossword - The Scotsman 23/01/2013

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Wednesday’s puzzle...

Across

1 Burial-place (8)

5 Tattie (4)

9 Deride (5)

10 I learnt (anag) (7)

11 Ideal thing (4,8)

13 Birdcage (6)

14 Scorch with invective (6)

17 They shoot using small forked sticks (12)

20 Bend forwards (7)

21 Dentine (5)

22 Entrance (4)

23 Made heavier (8)

Down

1 Shakespearean conspirator (4)

2 Tidal wave (7)

3 Disastrous (12)

4 Spongy (6)

6 Stage of development (5)

7 Hated (8)

8 Barrier on career ladder (5,7)

12 Infectious (8)

15 Attendance (7)

16 Coat of wool (6)

18 Unspoken (5)

19 Stained (4)

Tuesday’s solution

Across: 1 Switch, 4 Scouts, 9 Deserve, 10 Vague, 11 Enemy, 12 Release, 13 Open-hearted, 18 Spanner,

20 Mount, 22 Litre, 23 Shallow, 24 Stress, 25 Stated. Down: 1 Sodden, 2 Issue, 3 Carry on, 5 Cavil,

6 Upgrade, 7 Skewed, 8 George Cross, 14 Platter, 15 Rampant, 16 Psalms, 17 Stewed, 19 Needs, 21 Unlit.

 
 
 

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