Compact crossword - The Scotsman 11/02/14

11/02/14
11/02/14
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Tuesday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Acting on stage (10)

8 Small river boat (7)

9 Illicit whisky (5)

10 Flying saucers (4)

11 On tenterhooks (4)

12 Writing material (3)

14 High standards (6)

15 Hostility (6)

18 Annoy (3)

20 Root vegetable (4)

21 Prima donna (4)

23 Dense black wood (5)

24 Prevented (7)

25 Claim (10)

DOWN

1 Intention (7)

2 Wealthy (4)

3 Nervous (2,4)

4 Tropical tree (8)

5 Girl’s name (5)

6 Examined closely (11)

7 Greets someone (6,5)

13 City in Malawi (8)

16 Wet slightly (7)

17 Country in Central America (6)

19 A round hillock (5)

22 The abominable snowman (4)

Monday’s solution

Across: 7 Novena, 8 Enamel, 9 Nook, 10 Notified,11 Nevada, 12 Ninety, 14 No fear, 17 Nicene, 19 Neonatal, 21 Numb, 22 Noggin, 23 Nimble.

Down: 1 No joke, 2 Necklace, 3 Narnia, 4 Newton, 5 Naif, 6 Newest, 13 Nickname, 15 Oberon, 16 Rating, 17 Nylons, 18 Namely, 20 High.