Compact crossword - The Scotsman 07/04/15

07/04/15
07/04/15
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Tuesday’s puzzle

ACROSS

1 Extensive (10)

8 Opportunist (coll) (7)

9 Snake (5)

10 Run with long, slow strides (4)

11 Immediately (4)

12 Floor-mat (3)

14 Up-to-date (6)

15 The white whale (6)

18 Pull forcibly (3)

20 Alter (4)

21 Await (4)

23 Evident (5)

24 Put an end to (7)

25 Envoys (10)

DOWN

1 Enveloped (7)

2 Conduit (4)

3 Bound (6)

4 Disavowed (8)

5 A fossilised tree resin (5)

6 Ovation (11)

7 Citizen of an Asian country (11)

13 Seriousness (8)

16 Consolidates (7)

17 A fleet of ships (6)

19 Glow (5)

22 A pith-helmet (4)

Monday’s solution

Grid J

Across: 7 Absent, 8 Minded, 9 Ness, 10 Rhetoric, 11 Stingo, 12 Edward, 14 Slalom, 17 Praise, 19 Close-set, 21 Golf, 22 Course, 23 Theory.

Down: 1 Object, 2 Personal, 3 Stereo, 4 Ampere, 5 Undo, 6 Senior, 13 Wrangler, 15 Lollop, 16 Mashed, 17 Potato, 18 Salary, 20 Surf.