Compact crossword - The Scotsman 16/04/14

16/04/14
16/04/14
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Wednesday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Farm worker (8)

5 Grass (4)

9 Runner (5)

10 Tries again (7)

11 One who raises livestock (12)

13 Overtly (6)

14 Crystalline compound (6)

17 Pay a bill (4,2,3,3)

20 Yellowhammer state (7)

21 Revolving aerofoil (5)

22 Sod (4)

23 Beyond one end of the visible spectrum (8)

DOWN

1 Group of cattle (4)

2 Sailing enthusiast (informal) (7)

3 Of farming (12)

4 Clothe (6)

6 Trophy (5)

7 One’s grin (anag) (4-4)

8 One cutting flock’s fleece (12)

12 Flower eg growing in container (3,5)

15 3 down vehicle (7)

16 Filter (6)

18 Seat (5)

19 Dry (4)

Tuesday’s solution

Across: 1 Delude, 4 Scarce, 9 Uncover, 10 Prude, 11 Tamil, 12 Mustang, 13 Indemnified, 18 Uptight, 20 Radon, 22 Saute, 23 Okinawa, 24 Reefer, 25 Mettle.

Down: 1 Doubts. 2 Locum, 3 Devolve, 5 Copes, 6 Roulade, 7 Emerge, 8 Premonition, 14 Not sure, 15 Fertile, 16 Purser, 17 Unsafe, 19 Geese, 21 Draft.