Compact crossword - 04/08/15 The Scotsman

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Tuesday’s puzzle

ACROSS

1 Department (6)

4 Self-evident (6)

9 An umpire (7)

10 An intense beam of light (5)

11 Ice-cream cornets (5)

12 Affronts (7)

13 Flourishing (5,6)

18 A fantasist (7)

20 Harmful gas (5)

22 A type of polygonal window (5)

23 A terrier (7)

24 Symbols (6)

25 A fish-eating raptor (6)

DOWN

1 Offshoot (6)

2 Common garden bird (5)

3 A skilled worker (7)

5 Book of maps (5)

6 Greek letter (7)

7 Make one’s way (6)

8 A committee of experts (6,5)

14 A stone pillar (7)

15 Out of control (7)

16 Dexterous (6)

17 A salad plant (6)

19 Italian city (5)

21 Fish-eating aquatic carnivore (5)

Monday’s solution

Grid M

Across: 8 Eve, 9 Embarrass, 10 Taunt, 11 Rivulet, 12 Reindeer, 14 Swan, 15 Sink, 16 Aneurysm, 20 Shebeen, 21 Devon, 23 Eider duck, 24 Sag.

Down: 1 Dexter, 2 Zebu, 3 Belted, 4 Aberdeen Angus, 5 Drove, 6 Galloway, 7 Isatin, 13 Innuendo, 15 Sussex, 17 Updike, 18 Manage, 19 Kerry, 22 Vase.

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