Compact crossword - The Scotsman 16/02/15

16/02/15
16/02/15
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Monday’s puzzle

ACROSS

8 Volcanic dust (3)

9 Twin (9)

10 Meat-jelly (5)

11 Title (7)

12 Lasting twelve months (8)

14 Cumbrian fell (4)

15 ‘Blue Peter’ dog (4)

16 If (8)

20 Perfume given off by wine (7)

21 Full of relish (5)

23 Supple (9)

24 Acorn tree (3)

DOWN

1 Milky Way (6)

2 Large boat (4)

3 Viscous colourless liquid (6)

4 Fixed attention (13)

5 Tent sites (5)

6 Fiendish (anag) (8)

7 Stitched (4,2)

13 Only just enough (8)

15 Not obvious (6)

17 Muslim official (6)

18 Way to practise a winter sport (3,3)

19 Mint _, medicated drink (5)

22 Retail outlet (4)

Saturday’s solution

Across: 1 Pride, 7 Fracture, 8 Nylon, 10 Permeating, 12 Activate, 14 Wear, 16 Buff, 17 Unworthy, 20 Specialist, 23 Tudor, 24 Coercing, 25 Macaw.

Down: 1 Panama, 2 Drop, 3 Brim, 4 Scrap, 5 Rudiments, 6 Ledger, 9 Nerve, 11 Stiffened, 13 Tun, 15 Boost, 16 Basics, 18 Yarrow, 19 Wince, 21 Link, 22 Tuna.