Compact crossword - The Scotsman 11/10/14

11/10/14

11/10/14

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Saturday’s puzzle

ACROSS

1 Off-hand (6)

4 Determined (6)

9 Waterlogged (5)

10 Bird of prey (7)

11 Firearm (3)

12 Defame (9)

13 Nonpartisan (11)

18 Frame of mind (9)

21 Spirit (3)

22 Guilty party (7)

23 Spanish writer (1898-1936) (5)

24 Italian painter (c1488-1576) (6)

25 Drug (6)

DOWN

1 Alter (6)

2 Irish river (7)

3 Longed (for) (5)

5 Constrained (7)

6 Dutch cheese (5)

7 Intensify (6)

8 Preacher (11)

14 Large stores (7)

15 West African country (7)

16 Wading bird (6)

17 Infuriate (6)

19 A striking effect (5)

20 Flower (5)

FRIDAY’S SOLUTION

Across: 1 Maize, 7 Clematis, 8 Rotor, 10 Mock orange, 12 Marjoram, 14 Scam, 16 Plum, 17 Worm wood, 20 Indian corn, 23 Talon, 24 Rye grass, 25 Ideal.

Down: 1 Marram, 2 Zoom, 3 Flak, 4 Smirk, 5 Stonecrop, 6 Esteem, 9 Robot, 11 Groundsel, 13 Ago, 15 Smart, 16 Priory, 18 Darnel, 19 Bairn, 21 Cash, 22 Nard.

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