Compact crossword - The Scotsman 04/07/14

04/07/14
04/07/14
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Friday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Process corn (6)

4 Clannish (6)

9 Step to music (5)

10 Area near wicket (7)

11 Eternity (3)

12 Purple-leaved chicory (9)

13 Superficial covering (3,8)

18 Tiller (9)

21 Dead-heat (3)

22 A big one (anag) (7)

23 Corn (5)

24 Complete (6)

25 Breakfast food (6)

DOWN

1 Farm machine (6)

2 Bump (3,4)

3 Cut (5)

5 US force (anag) (7)

6 Deciduous tree (5)

7 Castle in Shropshire (6)

8 Thin dry grass (11)

14 Soothsayer (7)

15 Fertiliser (7)

16 Fit for crop-growing (6)

17 Yellow-flowered herb (6)

19 Taut (5)

20 Scoundrel (5)

Thursday’s solution

Across: 1 Purposeful, 7 Transit, 8 Shrew, 10 Axed, 11 Madrigal, 13 Hiatus, 15 Snatch, 17 Uncovers, 18 Fate, 21 Emeer, 22 Picture, 23 Sensations.

Down: 1 Phase, 2 Rush, 3 Outlay, 4 Enshrine, 5 Upright, 6 Steakhouse, 9 Well-heeled, 12 Subverts, 14 Accrete, 16 Armpit, 19 Abuts, 20 Echo.