Compact crossword - The Scotsman 08/09/15

08/09/15
08/09/15
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Tuesday’s puzzle

ACROSS

7 Hair of the angora goat (6)

8 A soothsayer (6)

9 Down in the mouth (4)

10 Postponed (8)

11 Except for (6)

12 Fame (6)

14 Medicinal drugs (6)

17 Conditional release from prison (6)

19 Wander idly about (8)

21 An April fool (4)

22 Endure (4,2)

23 Hazard (6)

DOWN

1 Gnome (6)

2 Inoffensive (8)

3 Priggish people (6)

4 A treasure chest (6)

5 Unbiased (4)

6 Customer (6)

13 Models of perfection (8)

15 To this place (6)

16 Grasps (6)

17 An Eastern temple (6)

18 Understated (3-3)

20 Distinctive character (4)

Monday’s solution

Across: 1 Swiss chard, 8 Oilseed, 9 Gamma, 10 Skip, 11 Neep, 12 Ail, 14 Ration, 15 Massif, 18 Dee, 20 Ajar, 21 Unco, 23 Swede, 24 Lettuce, 25 Kidney bean.

Down: 1 Soloist, 2 Ibex, 3 Sudden, 4 High Peak, 5 Rumba, 6 Horseradish, 7 Cauliflower, 13 Soya bean, 16 Sunburn, 17 Barley, 19 Elemi, 22 Stye.