Compact crossword - The Scotsman 03/12/13

3.12.13
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Tuesday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

7 Oriental temple (6)

8 Gambol (6)

9 Grow faint (4)

10 Deal out (8)

11 Get to the bottom of (6)

12 Rough woollen cloths (6)

14 Char (6)

17 Defective (6)

19 Obstinate (8)

21 Trudge (4)

22 Scottish playwright (1860-1937) (6)

23 Room to manoeuvre (6)

DOWN

1 African desert (6)

2 En masse (8)

3 A type of bicycle (6)

4 Compensate for (6)

5 Nucleus (4)

6 Prejudiced (6)

13 Fitted out (8)

15 Brief sleep (6)

16 Siren (6)

17 Caress (6)

18 Boy’s name (6)

20 Cattle-shed (4)

Monday’s solution

Across: 1 Adjudicate, 8 Litotes, 9 Torso, 10 Oven, 11 Quiz, 12 Bag, 14 Gloomy, 15 Anklet, 18 Egg, 20 Race, 21 Calf, 23 Spoon, 24 Baggage, 25 Asphyxiate.

Down: 1 Art deco. 2 Jute, 3 Discus, 4 Citizens, 5 Throb, 6 Elbow-grease, 7 Sought after, 13 Amaranth, 16 Leakage, 17 Icebox, 19 Gross, 22 Agra.