Compact crossword - The Scotsman 12/05/14

12/05/14
12/05/14
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Monday’s puzzle..

ACROSS

8 24, 11, 20 or 24, 13, 21 (1, 1, 1)

9 Did not wake up on time (9)

10 Queenly (5)

11 Trade illegally (7)

12 Group of things (8)

14 Young kangaroo (4)

15 Straw-coloured (4)

16 Lakelets (anag) (8)

20 Command (7)

21 Military body (5)

23 Overalls (9)

24 Light breeze (3)

DOWN

1 Cloth (6)

2 Painful (4)

3 Sharp bend (6)

4 Fairground slide (6-7)

5 Habitual (5)

6 Promenade (8)

7 Thickset (6)

13 Teaching (8)

15 Front (6)

17 Destructive insect (6)

18 Sheen (6)

19 Smash (5)

22 Thoroughfare (4)

Saturday’s solution

Across: 1 Decry, 7 Promised, 8 Cheat, 10 Production, 12 Rehearse, 14 Alas, 16 Gull, 17 Imported, 20 Lieutenant, 23 Drive, 24 Overcome. 25 Spent.

Down: 1 Docker , 2 Reap, 3 Prod, 4 Smack, 5 Oscillate, 6 Adonis, 9 Tread, 11 Sheltered, 13 Sum, 15 Pound, 16 Gallon, 18 Detest, 19 Stock, 21 Numb, 22 Trip.