Scotsman crossword answers: Here are the solutions for Friday's puzzles

From 'Block letter' to 'Ashen' here are the answers you've been looking for.

Here are the latest answers for The Scotsman’s daily crossword puzzles.

We will be uploading new challenges to the website every day so, hopefully, you will always find one to enjoy - including crosswords, cryptic crosswords, sudoku and word wheels.

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You can also look through the puzzles from the previous two weeks if there is one you missed.

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Answers here:

Cryptic: Across: 1 Block letter; 9 Reaping; 10 Brain; 11 Swede; 12 Cropper; 13 Nipper; 15 Purest; 18

Resolve; 20 Strut; 22 Armed; 23 Grained; 24 Under the sea. Down: 2 Leave; 3 Chinese; 4 Legacy; 5

Taboo; 6 Example; 7 Prison break; 8 In gratitude; 14 Postman; 16 Upstage; 17 Weight; 19 Ledge; 21


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Quick: Across: 1 Nondescript; 9 Sponsor; 10 Spoil; 11 Obese; 12 Cunning; 13 Intone; 15 Absorb; 18

Termite; 20 Crawl; 22 Opine; 23 Epithet; 24 Challenging. Down: 2 Ozone; 3 Discern; 4 Spruce; 5

Risen; 6 Proviso; 7 Association; 8 Eligibility; 14 Tarnish; 16 Backing; 17 Recede; 19 Ideal; 21 Ashen.

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