Compact crossword - The Scotsman 07/11/14

07/11/14
07/11/14
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Friday’s puzzle

ACROSS

1 Airy (5)

7 Cone on top of mast (8)

8 Apply medical care (5)

10 Sheltered area on leeward side (4,6)

12 Becoming ice (8)

14 Fictional rabbit (4)

16 Thin fog (4)

17 Like a hurricane (8)

20 Degree to which atmosphere is free of pollution (3,7)

23 Filbert (5)

24 Greenhouse (8)

25 Wintry (5)

DOWN

1 Discharge (3,3)

2 Sea-mist (4)

3 Symbol (4)

4 NW US state (5)

5 Squall line (4,5)

6 Spike (6)

9 Ecumenical worship (5)

11 High, very high-velocity westerly winds (9)

13 No (3)

15 Deadly sin (5)

16 Lea (6)

18 Cold (6)

19 Hot and humid (5)

21 Prowl (4)

22 Gape (4)

Thursday’s solution:

Across: 7 Rife, 8 Subverts, 9 Stake, 10 Loading, 12 Ass, 13 Hydrangea, 16 Recurrent, 17 Asp, 19 Amplify, 21 Kudos, 23 Verifies, 24 Dace.

Down: 1 Distaste, 2 Decks, 3 Ash, 4 Abhorrent, 5 Pending, 6 Stun, 11 Hydrofoil, 14 Ensconce, 15 Surloin, 18 Guide, 20 Mien, 22 Ask.