Compact crossword - The Scotsman 08/07/15

08/07/15
08/07/15
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Wednesday’s puzzle

ACROSS

1 Vegetable colour (3-5)

5 Served a non-returnable shot (tennis) (4)

9 Arranged in a cipher (5)

10 Corruption (7)

11 Small finch (12)

13 Bushy herb (6)

14 _ Currie, former MP (6)

17 Pink (4-8)

20 Agencies of divine revelation (7)

21 Camouflage colour (5)

22 Approve (4)

23 Vicious old hag (8)

DOWN

1 Brownish-purple (4)

2 Speech (7)

3 Part of oxygenating fluid (3,5,4)

4 Arm joints (6)

6 Off-white (5)

7 Sunrise (8)

8 Best _ _ _, best clothes (3,3,6)

12 Dark grey (8)

15 Reykjavik’s country (7)

16 Malpas (anag) (6)

18 Stem (5)

19 Symbol (4)

Tuesday’s solution

Across: 1 Trough, 4 Adapts, 9 Gazelle, 10 Error, 11 Lassa, 12 Enraged, 13 Switzerland, 18 Patient, 20 Fetch, 22 Quest, 23 Abounds, 24 Easily, 25 Strand.

Down: 1 Toggle, 2 Oozes, 3 Gallant, 5 Drear, 6 Paragon, 7 Stride, 8 Deferential, 14 Witness, 15 Left out, 16 Opaque, 17 Chased, 19 Extol, 21 Tanya.