Compact Crossword - The Scotsman 07/08/13

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Wednesday’s puzzle...

Across

1 Soft drink (4-4)

5 Political group (4)

9 Ladder-like structure (5)

10 Car for hire (7)

11 Parish officer (12)

13 Town in Oxfordshire (6)

14 Reverberate again (2-4)

17 Without any doubt at all (9,3)

20 Baccy (7)

21 Heath genus (5)

22 Curtail (4)

23 Burial-ground (8)

Down

1 Expense (4)

2 Collided (7)

3 Second sight (12)

4 Lychee (6)

6 Easily understood (5)

7 Icy nabob (anag) (5-3)

` 8 Used for cutting metals (12)

12 Taught (8)

15 Cold confection (4-3)

16 Revenue (6)

18 Stringed instrument (5)

19 Risque (4)

Tuesday’s solution

Across: 1 Cavity, 4 Psyche, 9 Artiste, 10 Eliza, 11 Melee, 12 Eclogue, 13 Paracetamol, 18 Lies low, 20 Miler,

22 Trout, 23 Tin-tack, 24 Radish, 25 Gawain. Down: 1 Charms, 2 Vital, 3 Tessera, 5 Swell, 6 Cling to,

7 Elated, 8 Get even with, 14 Aneroid, 15 Armenia, 16 Ulster, 17 Broken, 19 Lotus, 21 Llama.