Compact crossword - The Scotsman 01/12/14

01/12/14

01/12/14

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Monday’s puzzle

ACROSS

1 Laughing jackass (10)

8 Australian parakeet (7)

9 _ Picasso (5)

10 EU money (4)

11 Fish of the salmon family (4)

12 Indicate assent (3)

14 Column (6)

15 Bird of the auk family (6)

18 Legendary bird (3)

20 Shivering fit (4)

21 Old Indian coin (4)

23 Nebraskan city (5)

24 Domestic pigeon (7)

25 Skimmer (10)

DOWN

1 Small falcon (7)

2 Nocturnal birds of prey (4)

3 Unconcern (6)

4 Blow aimed at opponent’s chin (8)

5 Redbreast (5)

6 North American finch (4,7)

7 Large bird of prey (6,5)

13 Carrion-eating bird (8)

16 Ruffian (anag) (7)

17 Overnight imprisonment (6)

19 Collapse (5)

22 Bird of the sandpiper family (4)

Saturday’s solution

Across: 7 Cat-o’-nine-tails, 9 Mundane, 10 Raise, 11 Ewer, 12 Fleet, 16 Blame, 17 Dour, 21 Locum, 22 Theorem, 23 Knows the ropes.

Down: 1 Scamper, 2 Stunted, 3 Unman, 4 Stormed, 5 Livid, 6 Aster, 8 Needle match, 13 Blemish, 14 Corrupt, 15 Promise, 18 Blake, 19 Scoop, 20 Heart.

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