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Compact crossword - The Scotsman 29/12/2012

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Saturday’s puzzle...

Across

7 Put one’s foot down (3,4,3,3)

9 Makes a sharp reply (7)

10 Unit of heat energy (5)

11 Monster (4)

12 Ready for battle (5)

16 A raccoon-like animal (5)

17 A young salmon (4)

21 German sociologist (1864-1920) (5)

22 Large house (7)

23 Abolishes (9,4)

Down

1 Sound of a trumpet (7)

2 Enigma (7)

3 Enter (a ship, etc) (5)

4 Break into pieces (7)

5 Narrow lane (5)

6 Overwhelm (5)

8 French astrologer (1503-66) (11)

13 Obstacle (7)

14 Region of north-west Spain (7)

15 Portion of a share issue (7)

18 Root vegetable (5)

19 Maltreat (5)

20 Anxiety (5)

Friday’s solution

Across: 1 Scone, 4 Icons, 10 Ornis, 11 Con brio, 12 Francium, 13 Pint, 15 Second, 17 Gotham, 19 Acne, 20 Emoticon, 23 Enclose, 24 Nonet, 25 Flake, 26 Bacon.

Down: 2 Conga, 3 Nose cone,

5 Cony, 6 Norwich, 7 Confiscated, 8 Scrub, 9 Contaminate, 14 Continua, 16 Conical, 18 Amber, 21 Condo, 22 Conk.

 
 
 

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