Compact crossword - The Scotsman 12/09/15

12/09/15

12/09/15

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Saturday’s puzzle

ACROSS

1 An opaque quartz used in jewellery (6)

4 Put in the picture (6)

9 A funeral hymn (5)

10 Pronounced (7)

11 A child’s toy (3)

12 Scattering (9)

13 Hypnotic (11)

18 Bringing to a standstill (9)

21 A rocky height (3)

22 Uphold (7)

23 Turn upside down (5)

24 Distress signal (6)

25 Equilibrium (6)

DOWN

1 A book of the Apocrypha (6)

2 A stanza (7)

3 Improve (5)

5 Crazy people (coll) (7)

6 Monsters (5)

7 Butt in (6)

8 Obsequious (11)

14 A cosmetic (7)

15 Chatters (7)

16 Pay-off (6)

17 Buys and sells (6)

19 Out of practice (5)

20 Haggard (5)

Friday’s solution

Across: 1 Taste, 7 Marinara, 8 Rover, 10 Mayonnaise, 12 Rehearse, 14 Grid, 16 Orca, 17 Hydroski, 20 Salad cream, 23 Dijon, 24 Eating up, 25 Stray.

Down: 1 Tartar, 2 Teem, 3 Kayo, 4 Giant, 5 Marie Rose, 6 Fag end, 9 Radar, 11 Chocolate, 13 Soy, 15 Bread, 16 Oyster, 18 If only, 19 Adana, 21 Roux, 22 Mint.

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