Compact Crossword - The Scotsman 09/03/13

Saturday’s puzzle...

Across

1 Musical composition (5)

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4 Factor (5)

10 Fantastic (5)

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11 Matter of course (7)

12 Agreeable (8)

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13 Halt (4)

15 Stockings (6)

17 Vocalist(6)

19 Related (4)

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20 Habitation (8)

23 Keep pace with (7)

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24 Blunder (5)

25 Intoxicating (5)

26 Cheerful (5)

Down

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2 Championship (5)

3 Bandage (8)

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5 Saturate(4)

6 Fastening (7)

7 Counterbalanced (11)

8 A verbal conceit (5)

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9 Jumped over (11)

14 Conversation (8)

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16 Spare time (7)

18 Charming (coll) (5)

21 Conclude (5)

22 Eccentric person(4)

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Friday’s solution

Across: 7 Norway lobster, 9 Pumpkin, 10 Larva, 11 Elul, 12 Joint, 16 Say-so, 17 Loch, 21 Ovoid, 22 Inherit, 23 Socke salmon.

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Down: 1 Snapper ,2 Grampus, 3 Parka, 4 Abalone,5 Storm,6 Bream, 8 Langoustine,13 Saeel, 14 Gourami, 15 Whiting, 18 Morse,19 Roach, 20 Shoal.