Compact crossword - The Scotsman 10/06/14

10/06/14
10/06/14
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Tuesday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Waylay (6)

4 Rainfall (6)

9 Unfriendly (7)

10 Entwine (5)

11 Exert an influence (3,2)

12 Predicament (7)

13 Teaching (11)

18 US city (7)

20 Absolutely not (coll) (2,3)

22 Cold-shoulder (5)

23 Nonsense (7)

24 Loathes (6)

25 Determined (4,2)

DOWN

1 Place of retreat in India (6)

2 Encircle (5)

3 Keyboard instrument (7)

5 Inn (5)

6 US poet (1819-92) (7)

7 Ceremonial (6)

8 Recruitment agents (4-7)

14 Just a little (3,4)

15 Plausible (7)

16 City in Ukraine (6)

17 Snake (6)

19 Proprietor (5)

20 Card game (5)

Monday’s solution

Across: 8 Bar, 9 Indemnity, 10 Tenor, 11 Insider, 12 Distrain, 14 Find, 15 Debt, 16 Stranger, 20 Matilda, 21 Whoop, 23 Signatory, 24 Tar.

Down: 1 Abated, 2 Bran, 3 Mirror, 4 Administrator, 5 Amiss, 6 Fiddling, 7 Hybrid, 13 Sabotage, 15 Demise, 17 Always, 18 Report, 19 Clear, 22 Oath.