Compact crossword - The Scotsman 04/06/14

04/06/14
04/06/14
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Wednesday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

7 Cain’s brother (4)

8 On the next page (8)

9 Tale (5)

10 Stimulated (7)

12 Opposite of wane (3)

13 Every thee months (9)

16 Certainly not (2,2,5)

17 African antelope (3)

19 Not a broadsheet (7)

21 Material (5)

23 Defer (8)

24 Mimic (4)

DOWN

1 Airy bout (anag) (8)

2 Dust-jacket description (5)

3 Pan used for stir-frying (3)

4 Paper used for dailies, etc (9)

5 Compositor (7)

6 One side of a leaf (4)

11 Journalist (9)

14 Printing machine (8)

15 Bring together for comparison (7)

18 Obstruct (5)

20 On the summit (4)

22 Spider’s trap (3)

Tuesday’s solution

Across: 1 Glittering, 8 Shields, 9 Novel, 10 Enid, 11 Plod, 12 Yet, 14 Tugged, 15 Rwanda, 18 Ill, 20 Abet, 21 Arch, 23 Eerie, 24 Platoon, 25 Condensers.

Down: 1 Guiding, 2 Isle, 3 Tussle, 4 Runs down, 5 Navvy, 6 Ascertained, 7 Slot-machine, 13 Get ahead, 16 Nervous, 17 Weapon, 19 Largo, 22 Bale.