Compact crossword - The Scotsman 01/08/15

01/08/15
01/08/15
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Saturday’s puzzle

ACROSS

1 A kitchen stove (5)

7 Industrious (8)

8 A bottle (5)

10 Magazine (10)

12 Usual (8)

14 A potato (coll) (4)

16 A jetty (4)

17 Blacklists (8)

20 Highly injurious (10)

23 A barrage balloon (5)

24 Little rings (8)

25 Overhead (5)

DOWN

1 Say no (6)

2 Catch one’s breath (4)

3 A sound system (2-2)

4 Frightened (coll) (5)

5 For each person (3,6)

6 Impassive (6)

9 East African country (5)

11 A species of falcon (9)

13 In the past (3)

15 Cancel (coll) (5)

16 A tree of the willow family (6)

18 Specimen (6)

19 A gun (5)

21 Very keen on (coll) (4)

22 A large slice of cake, etc (4)

Friday’s solution

Across: 1 Repast, 4 Scampi, 9 Minor, 10 Centaur, 11 Tea, 12 Elevenses, 13 Continental, 18 Breakfast, 21 ICI. 22 Systole, 23 Lunch, 24 Dinner, 25 Brunch.

Down: 1 Remote, 2 Pintado, 3 Serve, 5 Canteen, 6 Meals, 7 Inrush, 8 Screen saver, 14 Take one, 15 Avignon, 16 Abused, 17 Eighth, 19 Essen, 20 Tiler.