Compact crossword - The Scotsman 11/08/15

11/08/15

11/08/15

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Tuesday’s puzzle

Across

7 Permeable by fluids, etc (6)

8 Sarcastic (6)

9 Bereavement (4)

10 Public attention (8)

11 Bring (a ship) to a standstill (6)

12 Raise in relief (6)

14 US city (6)

17 Behave in a servile way (6)

19 Unbecoming (8)

21 Declare (4)

22 A flatfish (6)

23 Unexpected (6)

Down

1 Jocular (6)

2 Faithful (8)

3 Venerate (6)

4 A little wave (6)

5 Squabbles (4)

6 An Asian river (6)

13 Bandits (8)

15 Alloy of copper, zinc and sometimes tin (6)

16 The head (coll) (6)

17 Italian tenor (1873-1921) (6)

18 Scowl (6)

20 Inveigh (against) (4)

Yesterday’s solution

Across: 1 Inch by inch, 8 Nibbled, 9 Dig in, 10 Ruin, 11 Siam, 12 Doh, 14 No fear, 15 Inkier, 18 Ion, 20 Coin, 21 Talc, 23 Lotus, 24 Incline, 25 In disarray.

Down: 1 In brief, 2 Cold, 3 Bodkin, 4 In demand, 5 Caged, 6 In principle, 7 In character, 13 Narcissi, 16 Inanity, 17 Minima, 19 Not on, 22 Scar.

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