Compact crossword - The Scotsman 12/11/13

12/11/13
12/11/13
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Tuesday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

8 Towards the stern (3)

9 Invaluable (9)

10 A short pictorial poem (5)

11 Refinement (7)

12 Good-looking (8)

14 Forbidding (4)

15 Look fixedly (4)

16 Abandoned (8)

20 Overseer (7)

21 Lawful (5)

23 Exceedingly (9)

24 A newt (3)

DOWN

1 Condemn to exile (6)

2 Tarry (4)

3 Overflows (6)

4 State of affairs (13)

5 Answer (5)

6 Needed (8)

7 Appreciate (6)

13 Israeli town (8)

15 Football manager (coll) (6)

17 Narrow lanes (6)

18 Blot out (6)

19 Insert (5)

22 Clarified butter (4)

Monday’s solution

Across: 1 Health, 4 Safety, 9 Justice, 10 Mourn, 11 Cream, 12 Yangtze, 13 Highway Code, 18 Ximenes, 20 Super, 22 Inner, 23 Violent, 24 Eleven, 25 As well.

Down: 1 Hijack, 2 Aisle, 3 Triumph, 5 Adman, 6 Equated, 7 Yonder, 8 New Year’s Eve, 14 Immense, 15 Customs, 16 Excise, 17 Brutal, 19 Norse, 21 Piece.