Compact crossword - The Scotsman 17/01/2014

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Friday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Overlook (4,2)

4 Support (4,2)

9 Parking-place (3-2)

10 Imprisons (7)

11 Expression of repugnance (3)

12 Finished (3,4,2)

13 Scrabble, darts, etc (6,5)

18 Parking not on the road (3-6)

21 Understand (3)

22 Sailors’ call to exertion (5-2)

23 Cricketing position (3-2)

24 Nag at (4,2)

25 Alternate halting and starting (4-2)

DOWN

1 Multiple collision (4-2)

2 Tell me at what time to stop pouring (3,4)

3 Purchase all available stock (3,2)

5 Cake soaked in alcoholic spirit (3-4)

6 Looked closely (5)

7 Continue (4,2)

8 Sour drink (6,5)

14 Very active (2,3,2)

15 Slackened (5,2)

16 Feast (4-2)

17 Outbuilding (4-2)

19 Swiss currency (5)

20 Lure (5)

Thursday’s solution

Across: 1 Paraphrase, 7 Flocked, 8 Stump, 10 Lags, 11 Vagrants, 13 Astute, 15 Meddle, 17 Innocent,

18 Pier, 21 Ghana, 22 Elicits, 23 Advertised. Down: 1 Prong, 2 Rake, 3 Pedlar, 4 Resorted,

5 Stunned, 6 Offloading, 9 Pasteurise, 12 Stockade, 14 Tankard, 16 Unseat, 19 Iliad, 20 Wits.