Compact crossword - The Scotsman 11/05/15

11/05/15
11/05/15
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Monday’s puzzle

ACROSS

8 Sticky substance (3)

9 Remove (2,3,4)

10 Japanese mercenary (5)

11 Blissful state (7)

12 Ambitious person (2-6)

14 Cor! (4)

15 Member of an east German people (4)

16 Disregarding (8)

20 Golden sherry (7)

21 Groan (anag) (5)

23 Be in conflict with (2,7)

24 Expression of surprise (3)

DOWN

1 Alcoholic drink (6)

2 Fool (4)

3 Horrified (6)

4 Operate in secret (2,11)

5 Ablaze (5)

6 Short-ridged macaroni (8)

7 Flog (6)

13 Exceed reasonable limits (2,3,4)

15 Befuddled (6)

17 Portuguese city (6)

18 Hot root (6)

19 Part of central Glasgow (5)

22 Energetic (2-2)