Compact crossword - The Scotsman 06/12/13

06/12/13
06/12/13
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Friday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Coppers (5)

7 Put in other words (8)

8 Out of condition (5)

10 Excessively modern (10)

12 Timetable (8)

14 Layout (4)

16 Precious metal (4)

17 Towards the side (8)

20 Unimportant (10)

23 Cash (5)

24 Postings (anag) (8)

25 A copper (5)

DOWN

1 Quids (6)

2 Piece of 23 across (4)

3 Muscle (4)

4 23 across (slang) (5)

5 Canadian 2 down (5,4)

6 Sinew (6)

9 Toy bear (5)

11 Twelve old 1 across 2 downs (9)

13 Old 23 across (1,1,1)

15 Belief in God (5)

16 Be destroyed (2,4)

18 Nimbly (6)

19 Form (5)

21 Whip (4)

22 Any (4)

Thursday’s solution

Across: 7 Jest, 8 Unlikely, 9 Worry, 10 Isolate, 12 Fun, 13 Tenements, 16 Deposited, 17 Tun, 19 Amnesia, 21 Block, 23 Honolulu, 24 Veto.

Down: 1 Resolute, 2 Stark, 3 Pun, 4 Flustered, 5 Skilled, 6 Clot, 11 Delicious, 14 Truncate, 15 Boredom, 18 Slave, 20 Mood, 22 Bun.