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Compact Crossword - The Scotsman 24/01/13

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Thursday puzzle...

Across

1 Let down (10)

7 Prologue (8)

8 Prospect (4)

9 Feeble (5)

10 High priest (7)

12 Crude but serviceable (5-3-5)

15 Deadly poison (7)

17 Frightened (coll) (5)

20 Steering apparatus (4)

21 Set aside (8)

22 Knot (10)

Down

1 Pickpocket (coll) (5)

2 Putting in order (7)

3 Pull a long face (4)

4 Surmount (8)

5 Seagoing (5)

6 Checked out (6)

11 Good-looking (8)

13 Gas (6)

14 East African country (7)

16 Immature insect (5)

18 Cyborg in Doctor Who (5)

19 Church benches (4)

Wednesday’s solution

Across: 1 Catacomb, 5 Spud, 9 Taunt, 10 Reliant, 11 Cat’s whiskers, 13 Aviary, 14 Scathe, 17 Catapultiers, 20 Incline, 21 Ivory, 22 Gate, 23 Weighted.

Down: 1 Cato, 2 Tsunami, 3 Catastrophic, 4 Marshy, 6 Phase, 7 Detested, 8 Glass ceiling, 12 Catching,

15 Turnout, 16 Fleece, 18 Tacit, 19 Dyed.

 
 
 

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