Compact crossword - The Scotsman 01/08/14

01/08/14
01/08/14
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Friday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Using one’s teeth (6)

4 Rid sky (anag) (3,3)

9 French sculptor (5)

10 Wanting (7)

11 Devout woman (3)

12 State in central Germany (9)

13 Stargazers (11)

18 Squatting (9)

21 Hawaiian garland (3)

22 Picturing in the mind (7)

23 Regretting (5)

24 Departures (6)

25 Giving a thrilling sensation (6)

DOWN

1 Tiring (6)

2 News (7)

3 Composition for nine (5)

5 Tottering (7)

6 Sway to and fro (5)

7 Ignorant (obsolete) (6)

8 They represent a year’s growth of wood (6,5)

14 Swaying (7)

15 Rotating (7)

16 Serving temporarily (6)

17 Small boat (6)

19 Giraffe-like animal (5)

20 Bouquet __ (5)

Thursday’s solution

Across: 1 Excursions, 7 Literal, 8 Panel, 10 Gull, 11 Strutted, 13 Ticket, 15 Adapts, 17 No longer, 18 Faro, 21 Seeks, 22 Leisure, 23 Stonewalls.

Down: 1 Extol, 2 Core, 3 Relate, 4 Impounds, 5 Nonstop, 6 Flagstones, 9 Lodestones, 12 Tennyson, 14 Collect, 16 Fellow, 19 Abuts, 20 Gill.