Compact crossword - The Scotsman 05/01/15

05/01/15
05/01/15
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Monday’s puzzle

ACROSS

1 Bird of prey (6)

4 Basket-making fibre (6)

9 Highly seasoned sausage (7)

10 Move stealthily (5)

11 Amphitheatre (5)

12 Vocalising (7)

13 Malleable pulp for making boxes, etc (6-5)

18 Made evident (7)

20 Small 1 across (5)

22 Oiled (anag) (5)

23 Never-ending (7)

24 Reluctant (6)

25 Maidenhair tree (6)

DOWN

1 Beauty treatment (6)

2 Slack (5)

3 Paper-folding (7)

5 Quivering poplar (5)

6 Ridiculous (7)

7 State without proof (6)

8 In the saddle (5-6)

14 Daughter of King Minos (7)

15 Ghanaian region (7)

16 Spanish ball game (6)

17 Lady with lustful desires (6)

19 Board game (5)

21 Hand-dyed fabric (5)

Saturday’s solution

Across: 1 Damage, 4 Acquit, 9 Bight, 10 Acreage, 11 Inn, 12 Provident, 13 Sanctuaries, 18 Prominent, 21 Ian, 22 Iterate, 23 Using, 24 Thanes, 25 Appear.

Down: 1 Dublin, 2 Magenta, 3 Got up, 5 Carrier, 6 Usage, 7 Twenty, 8 Manoeuvres, 14 Climate, 15 Edifice, 16 Splint, 17 Onager, 19 Omega, 20 Thump.