Compact crossword - The Scotsman 02/12/13

02/12/13
02/12/13
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Monday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Pass judgement (10)

8 Understatement (7)

9 Trunk (5)

10 Cooker (4)

11 Test of knowledge (4)

12 Sack (3)

14 Dim (6)

15 Leg jewellery (6)

18 Ovum (3)

20 Speed contest (4)

21 Young cow (4)

23 Ladle (5)

24 Luggage (7)

25 Suffocate (10)

DOWN

1 Redcoat (anag) (3,4)

2 Strong fibre (4)

3 Athletics event (6)

4 Inhabitants (8)

5 Palpitate (5)

6 Vigorous rubbing (5-6)

7 Much in demand (6,5)

13 Fabled never-ending flower (8)

16 Secret disclosure (7)

17 Freezer compartment (6)

19 144 (5)

22 Taj Mahal city (4)

Saturday’s solution

Across: 7 Precious stone, 9 Tutored, 10 Rhine, 11 Rift, 12 Drays, 16 Lichi, 17 Boom, 21 Op art, 22 Scruple, 23 Track and field.

Down: 1 Upstart, 2 Rectify, 3 Libra, 4 Ospreys, 5 Toxin, 6 Negev, 8 Under the sun, 13 Mistake, 14 Complex, 15 Impends, 18 Worth, 19 Banal, 20 Craft.