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Quick crossword - The Scotsman 11/03/2012

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Sunday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Accountant’s right to go offshore with the creature (9)

8 Crumbs, I’ve definitely enjoyed rich sources of alcohol (5)

9 No longer did work and exercises amidst a good man (German) (7)

11 A day of anger to lampoon (6)

12 East German drummer won’t get off the ground! (7)

13 The girl loses her head, but finds a song (4)

14 Quiet firm goes first to find a law-enforcer (3)

17 The foreign one has flowers in it (3)

18 A titled German banker (4)

21 Cut down on a spanner (7)

23 I look right after South African tar, say (6)

24 Erudite composer was in the van outside (7)

25 Clean some underwear in Seville (5)

26 Orange is great, mixing with 9 (9)

DOWN

2 A soldier thus returns with these singers (5)

3 The Queen is amongst the best drinkers! (6)

4 Free one in the road (3)

5 City dens producing cakes (7)

6 Puff I’m returning to artist left with a high-flying 23 (7)

7 South American emerges from 26 (9)

10 Engrave an alien church (4)

12 Players from 1 (9)

15 Inclined to listen to one inwardly, so to speak (7)

16 Firm precedes tenor’s arrangement of “The Crown” (7)

19 Love enters an award with this member of 12 (4)

20 It reflects on the paper (6)

22 Gather that angle is wrong (5)

24 He loses energy naturally, for starters (3)

LAST WEEK’S SOLUTION Across 1, See 6 Down. 8, Pasta. 9, Deep-set. 11, Urchin. 12, Cereals. 13, Laic. 14, Met. 17, Ken. 18, Hues. 21, Coppers. 23, Bleats. 24, Amnesia. 25, Rotas. 26, Trenchant. Down 2, Swede. 3, Happen. 4, VAT. 5, Spartan. 6 & 1 Across, As thick as thieves. 7, Paintings. 10, Ella. 12, Camembert, 15, Threats. 16, Dentist. 19, Doom. 20, Speech. 22, Reign. 24, Ace.

 

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