Compact crossword - The Scotsman 13/02/15

13/02/15
13/02/15
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Friday’s puzzle

ACROSS

1 Scatter water (6)

4 Spite (6)

9 Earlier (5)

10 Notion (7)

11 Shy (3)

12 Tough, light plastic (9)

13 Means of surviving (11)

18 Ocean wall (anag) (9)

21 For (3)

22 Perthshire and _ (7)

23 Military training (5)

24 Good husbandry (6)

25 Blood-vessel (6)

DOWN

1 Rare (6)

2 Take notice of this (4,3)

3 Ewes and rams (5)

5 Disciple (7)

6 Hearth (5)

7 Book preceding Job (6)

8 Elegance (11)

14 _ -_ shotgun (4-3)

15 Prisoner (7)

16 Outlet for goods (6)

17 Lacking clarity (6)

19 Ship (5)

20 Sea duck (5)

Thursday’s solution

Across: 1 Ruthlessly, 7 Rearing, 8 Recur, 10 Echo, 11 Stun guns, 13 Dismal, 15 Recess, 17 Handlers, 18 Bala, 21 Pitta, 22 Classic, 23 Employment.

Down: 1 Reach, 2 Trip, 3 Legate, 4 Springer, 5 Lecture, 6 Friendship, 9 Resistance, 12 Pall Mall, 14 Sanctum, 16 Pricey, 19 Asset, 20 Haze.