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Compact crossword - The Scotsman 28/12/12

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Friday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Doughy cake (5)

4 Religious images (5)

10 Avifauna (5)

11 Forcefully (3,4)

12 Element (Fr) (8)

13 Liquid measure (4)

15 Article with fault (6)

17 Nickname for New York City (6)

19 Skin condition (4)

20 A smiley (8)

23 Surround (7)

24 Music for nine (5)

25 Peel off (5)

26 Cured pork (5)

DOWN

2 Single-file dance (5)

3 Front of an aircraft (4,4)

5 Rabbit (4)

6 East Anglian city (7)

7 Seized for the state (11)

8 Scour (5)

9 Pollute (11)

14 Unbroken sequences (8)

16 Laconic (anag) (7)

18 Brownish-yellow (5)

21 Apartment in North America (5)

22 Nose (slang) (4)

Thursday’s solution:

Across: 1 Formidable, 7 Consoles, 8 Dray, 9 Skimp, 10 Governs, 12 Consolidating, 15 Stadium, 17 Grebe, 20 Gean, 21 Incensed, 22 Nethermost.

Down: 1 Frock, 2 Resumes, 3 Idle, 4 Absconds, 5 Lodge, 6 Cannon, 11 Flourish, 13 Outset, 14 Toronto, 16 Dante, 18 Bleat, 19 Scar.

 

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