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Netani Talei and Kyle Traynor powered over either side of the break to give Edinburgh a cushion and the Italian’s could only respond through three Tobias Botes penalties.
Edinburgh suffered late line-up changes when the ill Alan MacDonald and Tim Visser, who was injured in the warm-up, were replaced by Scott Newlands and Lee Jones.
But the disruptions didn’t affect Rof Moffat’s men, who lead by four-points at the break, and held on to secure their third win in a row at Murrayfield.
After defeat at Scarlets last week, Glasgow Warriors responded by making short work of visitors Aironi rugby in a 33-8 victory which inflicted the Italian’s eighth straight Magners League defeat.
Argentine centre Federico Aramburu notched two tries and DTH van der Merwe and Peter Murchie powered over in the second-half to extend the lead.
Duncar Weir kicked 13 points while the bottom-of-the-table club responded through Luigi Ferraro’s consolation try and Ludovic Mercier’s penalty.
The biggest positive for Sean Lineen’s men was arguably captain Al Kellock’s return after undergoing double knee surgery in the summer which has ruled him out of the season so far.