Compact crossword - The Scotsman 11/03/15

11/03/15

11/03/15

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Wednesday’s puzzle

ACROSS

7 Retailed (4)

8 1939 film starring Cary Grant (5,3)

9 1 down European country (5)

10 London football team (7)

12 Miaow (3)

13 Only two cards of a suit in a hand (9)

16 Very thin variety of paper (5-4)

17 Writing instrument (3)

19 Of coins or money (7)

21 Hawaiian greeting (5)

23 Coarser (8)

24 Bellow (4)

DOWN

1 True nosh (anag) (8)

2 Pastoral poem (5)

3 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (1,1,1)

4 Active (2,3,4)

5 Elastin (anag) (4,3)

6 Republic of Ireland (4)

11 Restrict (9)

14 Eavesdrop (8)

15 Religious doctrines (7)

18 Extreme (5)

20 _ Bator, capital of Mongolia (4)

22 Samovar (3)

Tuesday’s solution

Across: 1 Hobgoblins, 8 Entente, 9 Maine, 10 Lief, 11 Poor, 12 Nub, 14 Endive, 15 Actual, 18 Hub, 20 Rake, 21 Jigs, 23 Rigid, 24 Version, 25 Dehydrates.

Down: 1 Hothead, 2 Bing, 3 Oberon, 4 Limerick, 5 Nairn, 6 Bell-wethers, 7 Verbalising, 13 Everyday, 16 Unifies, 17 Skiver, 19 Bugle, 22 Prat.

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