Compact crossword - The Scotsman 02/07/13

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Tuesday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Relating to (10)

8 Weighing down (7)

9 Not adulterated (of drugs, etc) (5)

10 A gesture (4)

11 Shivering fit (4)

12 A spike (as of corn) (3)

14 Shellfish (6)

15 Austere (6)

18 Public house (3)

20 Venture (4)

21 Drop (4)

23 Sovereign (5)

24 Covetousness (7)

25 Go faster (10)

DOWN

1 Alters (7)

2 Claw (4)

3 Betroth (6)

4 Feel disgust (8)

5 Recess (5)

6 Music festival venue (11)

7 Narrator (11)

13 French policeman (8)

16 Envision (7)

17 Covered passageway with shops (6)

19 Souvenir (5)

22 Molten material (from a volcano) (4)

Monday’s solution

Across: 7 Beacon, 8 Garcon, 9 Cone, 10 Economic, 11 Editor, 12 Deacon, 14 Brecon, 17 Conger, 19 Emoticon, 21 Up to, 22 Zircon, 23 Ancona.

Down: 1 Second, 2 Eclectic, 3 Endear, 4 Age-old, 5 Trio, 6 Domino, 13 Announce, 15 Remain, 16 Nicene, 17 Confab, 18 Extent, 20 Tack.

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