Compact crossword - The Scotsman 17/08/15

17/08/15

17/08/15

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Monday’s puzzle

ACROSS

1 Hard to please (6)

4 Aloft (2,4)

9 Progressing (2,5)

10 Fire-raising (5)

11 Intimidated (5)

12 Having a winning streak (2,1,4)

13 Acting honestly (2,4,5)

18 Being tested (2,5)

20 Beam of light (5)

22 Type of switch (2-3)

23 Continually (2,3,2)

24 Gardening (6)

25 Irritable (2,4)

DOWN

1 Settle conclusively (6)

2 Being pulled (2,3)

3 Unnamed person (2-3-2)

5 South African antelope (5)

6 Briefly (2,5)

7 Deal with (6)

8 With deliberate intent (2,4,5)

14 System of railway lines (7)

15 Not vote (7)

16 Award (6)

17 Immediately (2,4)

19 Not seriously (2,3)

21 Helped (5)

Saturday’s solution

Across: 1 Bleats, 4 Accuse, 9 Forum, 10 Orleans, 11 Rut, 12 Dispersal, 13 Acclamation, 18 Outsmarts, 21 Cut, 22 Tripoli, 23 Brink, 24 Relent. 25 Crisis.

Down: 1 Before 2 Erratic, 3 Timid, 5 Collect, 6 Urals, 7 Easily, 8 House martin, 14 Lampoon, 15 Orchids, 16 Boater, 17 Stakes, 19 Trial, 20 Sober.

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