Compact crossword - The Scotsman 10/06/15

10/06/15
10/06/15
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Wednesday’s puzzle

ACROSS

1 Unwilling (8)

5 Metal plate (4)

9 Small wood (5)

10 Set true (anag) (7)

11 Successful business (5,7)

13 Art of healing (6)

14 Indian river (6)

17 Exclamation of surprise (4,8)

20 Letter puzzle (7)

21 Sway (5)

22 London district (4)

23 Partook of alcohol (8)

DOWN

1 Old word for pledge (4)

2 Study of unidentified flying objects (7)

3 Ability to grow plants (5,7)

4 Spot (6)

6 Eccentric (5)

7 Most immature (8)

8 Republic in West Africa (6-6)

12 Small telescope (8)

15 Scooping out (7)

16 Smoked ham (6)

18 Market town in Co Tyrone (5)

19 Elderly (4)

Tuesday’s solution

Grid F

Across: 1 Uprate, 4 Obsess, 9 Section, 10 Steer, 11 Farce, 12 Hillock, 13 Foot-soldier, 18 Lift-off, 20 Ashen, 22 Inert, 23 Not a bit, 24 Gather, 25 Scotch.

Down: 1 Unsafe, 2 Recur, 3 Trident, 5 Basil, 6 Eyesore, 7 Stroke, 8 In the offing, 14 Offbeat, 15 Drastic, 16 Flying, 17 Snatch, 19 Outre, 21 Habit.