Compact crossword - The Scotsman 09/05/14

09/05/14
09/05/14
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Friday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Road convexity (6)

4 On a ship (6)

9 Exhorted (5)

10 Upward slope (7)

11 Signal (3)

12 Society girl (9)

13 Open-top car (11)

18 Drunk (9)

21 Indian district (3)

22 Pigeon-house (7)

23 Throat inflammation (5)

24 Starter (6)

25 Rubber ring (6)

DOWN

1 Snatch (6)

3 Montage (anag) (7)

3 Finished (5)

5 Luxury car make (7)

6 Once more (5)

7 Derv (6)

8 Registration plaque (6,5)

14 Car, eg (7)

15 Registration document (7)

16 Part for holding (6)

17 Engine lever (6)

19 Catlike carnivore (5)

20 Drinking chocolate (5)

Thursday’s solution

Across: 1 Forbidding, 7 Foreman, 8 Cites, 10 Lamp, 11 Stop over, 13 Cravat, 15 Lessee, 17 Illinois, 18 Camp, 21 Needs, 22 Ocarina, 23 Strathspey.

Down: 1 Forum, 2 Ramp, 3 Innate, 4 Decipher, 5 Natives, 6 Affliction, 9 Screenplay, 12 Magnesia, 14 Ailment, 16 Kibosh, 19 Amity, 20 Damp.