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Compact crossword - The Scotsman 27/10/12

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Saturday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Hit on the head (coll) (5)

7 Macabre (8)

8 A purple-flowered stonecrop (5)

10 Decisive (10)

12 Banish (8)

14 Attract (4)

16 Corrosion (4)

17 Lying next to (8)

20 Doubt (10)

23 Is entitled to (5)

24 Reclines (4,4)

25 Tear into small pieces (5)

DOWN

1 Close-fitting necklace (6)

2 Scourge (4)

3 Cut short (4)

4 Stop (5)

5 Consulted together (9)

6 Cowardly (coll) (6)

9 Poke (5)

11 Drunk (coll) (9)

13 A small amount (3)

15 Bring about (5)

16 Steal cattle (US) (6)

18 Tormented (6)

19 Reading room (5)

21 Farm animals (4)

22 Crush (4)

Friday’s solution

Across: 1 Ramble, 4 Fabric, 9 Value, 10 Chignon, 11 Vat, 12 Overjoyed, 13 Continental, 18 Breakfast, 21 Tax, 22 Calzone, 23 Added, 24 Set off, 25 Campus.

Down: 1 Revive, 2 Mulatto, 3 Lie to, 5 Abidjan, 6 Runny, 7 Canada, 8 Screen saver, 14 Take-off, 15 Acted up, 16 Abacus, 17 Exodus, 19 Eclat, 20 Tiara.

 
 
 

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