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The Scotsman - - Weekend Puzzler -

CRYP­TIC CLUES: Across

6. Wave of de­struc­tion? (7) 7. Tightly holds sprig (5) 9. Ob­struc­tion found in pubs and the House of Com­mons (3) 10. Con­veyance to sev­enth heaven? (9) 12. Not en­tirely chirp­ing in har­mony? (4-7) 15. Stunt­ed­ness of smaller plants in the wood? (11) 17. Vice feted in faulty or­gan­i­sa­tion (9) 19. Male chess piece (3) 21. Rita's on the move (5) 22. At­tacks when leav­ing port? (7)

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1. Un­happy sound from or­gan (5) 2. Tree of the month (3) 3. One's equal in no­bil­ity? (4) 4. Re­pro­duce sup­port by a num­ber of spec­ta­tors (9) 5. Fru­gal with ar­ti­cle in sea­son (7) 8. One do­ing wrong colour (6) 11. Reck­less per­son lived up to chal­lenge (9) 13. The re­verse of slacks? (6) 14. Poet­i­cally on its head? (7) 16. Get strength back in mass meet­ing (5) 18. Un­der­gar­ment in which to put money? (4) 20. It's 24 hours long - or only be­tween sun­rise and sun­set (3)

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