Compact crossword - The Scotsman 12/05/15

12/05/15
12/05/15
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Tuesday’s puzzle

ACROSS

1 Cast loose (6)

4 Vestiges (6)

9 A treeless plain (7)

10 Pungent (5)

11 A small jazz band (5)

12 Display (7)

13 A large dinosaur (11)

18 Agreement (7)

20 String (5)

22 Solders (5)

23 Entrance (7)

24 Makes a stand (6)

25 Impassive (6)

DOWN

1 Demeanour (6)

2 Domain (5)

3 220 yards (7)

5 Freshwater fish (5)

6 The American reindeer (7)

7 Self-possessed (6)

8 Do not give up (5,3,3)

14 Excites (7)

15 Worked up (7)

16 Downpour (6)

17 Tormented (6)

19 A watering hole (5)

21 Perfect (5)

Monday’s solution

Grid M

Across: 8 Goo, 9 Go off with, 10 Ninja, 11 Nirvana, 12 Go-getter, 14 Gosh, 15 Goth, 16 Ignoring, 20 Oloroso, 21 Organ, 23 Go against, 24 Gee.

Down: 1 Eggnog, 2 Goon, 3 Aghast, 4 Go underground, 5 Afire, 6 Rigatoni, 7 Thrash, 13 Go too far, 15 Groggy, 17 Oporto, 18 Ginger, 19 Govan, 22 Go-go.