Compact crossword - The Scotsman 26/02/15

Thursday’s puzzle

26/02/15
26/02/15

ACROSS

7 The cougar (4)

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8 Exposes (8)

9 Misrepresent (5)

10 Atrocity (7)

12 Mouthful (3)

13 Shrove Tuesday (5,4)

16 Flourished (8)

17 Concession (3)

19 City in Florida (7)

21 Rubbish (5)

23 Island in the Mediterranean (8)

24 A flat-bottomed boat (4)

DOWN

1 One of the Great Lakes (8)

2 Find fault (with) (5)

3 Drink (3)

4 Rascal (9)

5 Commonplace (7)

6 A rough steep rock (4)

11 Long loose cloak (9)

14 Stimulating (8)

15 Keys (7)

18 Complain (5)

20 Ramble (43)

22 Chump (3)

Wednesday’s solution

Grid D

Across: 1 Pall-bearer, 7 Ezekiel, 8 Empty, 10 Nest, 11 Syndrome, 13 Outfox, 15 Attend, 17 Chancery, 18 Aero, 21 Drome, 22 Vitamin, 23 Amber-light.

Down: 1 Press, 2 Laid, 3 Boleyn, 4 Anecdote, 5 Explore, 6 Reinforced, 9 Yield point, 12 Concrete, 14 Tea room, 16 Grovel, 19 Emmet, 20 Stag.