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Compact crossword - The Scotsman 27/12/12

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Thursday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Redoubtable (10)

7 Comforts (8)

8 A low strong cart (4)

9 Cut corners (5)

10 Rules (7)

12 Uniting into one (13)

15 Sports-ground (7)

17 Diving bird (5)

20 Wild cherry (4)

21 Very angry (8)

22 Lowest (10)

DOWN

1 Dress (5)

2 Takes up again (7)

3 Not in use (4)

4 Takes flight (8)

5 Gate-keeper’s cottage (5)

6 Large gun (6)

11 Thrive (8)

13 Beginning (6)

14 Canadian city (7)

16 Italian poet (5)

18 Grumble (5)

19 Disfigure (4)

Wednesday’s solution:

Across: 1 Vagabond, 5 Lamb, 9 Cobra, 10 Breeder, 11 Globetrotter, 13 Airgun, 14 Ashcan, 17 Headmistress, 20 Lorelei, 21 Tribe, 
22 Rani, 23 Chartres.

Down: 1 Vice, 2 Gobbler, 3 Beau Brummell, 4 Naboth, 6 Audit, 7 Bertrand, 8 Demonstrator, 12 Bachelor, 
15 Cashier, 16 Isaiah, 18 Aaron, 19 Bess.

 

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