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Compact crossword - The Scotsman 27/11/2012

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Tuesday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Execute (6)

4 Foils (6)

9 Fruit (7)

10 Downright (5)

11 A large aquatic rodent (5)

12 Annoying (7)

13 An American pit-viper (13)

18 Inconvenience (7)

20 Line of work (5)

22 Plump (5)

23 Flat-bottomed boats (7)

24 Tendencies (6)

25 Had a break (6)

DOWN

1 Bough (6)

2 Lay waste (5)

3 Reckon (7)

5 Lorry (5)

6 A kind of pick-axe (7)

7 Waited on (6)

8 Counter-attacks (7,4)

14 Forbidding (7)

15 Distinguished (7)

16 Skilful (6)

17 Ended (6)

19 Turned upside-down (5)

21 Distribute (5)

Monday’s solution

Across: 8 New, 9 Ufologist, 10 Gamin, 11 Network, 12 Alphabet, 14 Thud, 15 Zero, 16 Majestic, 20 Graphic, 21 Papua, 23 Allowance, 24 PNG. Down: 1 Enigma, 2 Swim, 3 Guinea, 4 Countenancing, 5 Booty, 6 Ricochet, 7 Stoked, 13 Portable, 15 Zigzag, 17 Espied,

18 Charge, 19 Shawl, 22 Pupa.

 

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