Compact crossword - The Scotsman 15/01/14

15/01/14
15/01/14
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Wednesday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

7 Dogfish (4)

8 Abnormal self-confidence (8)

9 Higher in rank (5)

10 French castle (7)

12 Mingle (3)

13 Wrong (9)

16 Archaeological period (6,3)

17 Shed (3)

19 Unreliable (7)

21 Forearm bones (5)

23 Effervescent drink (4,4)

24 Part of speech (4)

DOWN

1 Provider (8)

2 Small landmass (5)

3 Mesh (3)

4 Experience (2,7)

5 Hearten (anag) (7)

6 Capital of Latvia (4)

11 Glutton (4-5)

14 Extortionate (8)

15 Orange dye (7)

18 Decorated food (5)

20 Space (4)

22 Sin (3)

Tuesday’s solution

Across:1 Waterproof, 8 Readers, 9 Erato, 10 Naps, 11 Oral, 12 Top, 14 Andrew, 15 Insert, 18 Tip, 20 Crow, 21 Rant, 23 Odium, 24 Morello, 25 Reproduced.

Down: 1 Wrapped, 2 Trek, 3 Resort, 4 Reedling, 5 Op-art, 6 Transaction, 7 Competition, 13 Newcomer, 16 Enabled, 17 Doomed, 19 Pride, 22 Eric.