Compact crossword - The Scotsman 15/08/2014

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Thursday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Ball game (5)

7 Member of the shock troops (8)

8 Tine (5)

10 Lookalike (4,6)

12 Reckless boldness (8)

14 Duo (4)

16 Lookalike (4)

17 Increasing twofold (8)

20 11 down speech (6-4)

23 Educate (5)

24 Volume (8)

25 Guide (5)

DOWN

1 Reiterate (6)

2 Curve (4)

3 Pleat (4)

4 Electronic post (5)

5 Puzzling (9)

6 Terror (6)

9 Literary style (5)

11 Undetermined (9)

13 Duo (3)

15 Drain-trap (1-4)

16 Walk unsteadily (6)

18 The rag (anag) (6)

19 Replica (5)

21 Duty (4)

22 Garden of England (4)

Thursday’s solution

Across: 7 Well, 8 On the way, 9 Sharp, 10 Orleans, 12 Coy, 13 Conceited, 16 Performer, 17 Shy, 19 Finance, 21 Booby, 23 Pellmell, 24 Pity.

Down: 1 Dethrone, 2 Ultra, 3 Toy, 4 Attracted, 5 Heretic, 6 Warn, 11 Corrected, 14 Exhibits, 15 Affable, 18 Corps, 20 Ibex, 22 Fly.

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