Compact crossword - The Scotsman 13/10/14

13/10/14
13/10/14
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Monday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Unorthodox belief (6)

4 Temporarily (3,3)

9 Virgin Mary (7)

10 Outcast (5)

11 Landowner (5)

12 Clergyman’s home (7)

13 Lord’s Prayer (11)

18 Blissful state (7)

20 Giant (5)

22 Church law (5)

23 Convent (7)

24 Preserve in vinegar (6)

25 Biblical scholar (6)

DOWN

1 Sermon (6)

2 Spokes (5)

3 Without a day appointed (4,3)

5 Object of historical interest (5)

6 Of the highest excellence (3-4)

7 Victim of suffering (6)

8 Nation’s protector (6,5)

14 Of Moses’ brother (7)

15 Devilish (7)

16 Mushroom (3-3)

17 Protein (6)

19 Abolish (5)

21 Fountain in Rome (5)

Saturday’s solution

Across: 1 Casual, 4 Dogged, 9 Awash, 10 Vulture, 11 Gun, 12 Denigrate, 13 Independent, 18 Viewpoint, 21 Gin, 22 Culprit, 23 Lorca, 24 Titian, 25 Opiate.

Down: 1 Change, 2 Shannon, 3 Ached, 5 Obliged, 6 Gouda, 7 Deepen, 8 Evangelists, 14 Emporia, 15 Nigeria, 16 Avocet, 17 Enrage, 19 Eclat, 20 Tulip.