Compact crossword - The Scotsman 18/03/14

18/03/14
18/03/14
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Tuesday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Mocks (6)

4 Hat (coll) (6)

9 Inform (7)

10 Style of dress (3-2)

11 Police informers (coll) (5)

12 Sharp-tasting (7)

13 Travel about (11)

18 Ratify (7)

20 Of the same value (5)

22 A Jewish teacher (5)

23 Barely (3,1,3)

24 Visions (6)

25 Scavenging animals (6)

DOWN

1 Display ostentatiously (6)

2 Equal to (2,3)

3 Italian city (7)

5 Musical instrument (5)

6 Long-suffering (7)

7 Fame (6)

8 Frame of mind (11)

14 Elevate (7)

15 Sign of exclusion (2,5)

16 Obtained drugs (coll) (6)

17 Criticises (coll) (6)

19 Troy (5)

21 Belonging to a city (5)

Monday’s Solution

Across: 8 Aim, 9 Inanition, 10 Rondo, 11 Eyesore, 12 Wildfowl, 14 Rich, 15 Tube, 16 Triptych, 20 Ice show, 21 Besom, 23 Antenatal, 24 Awn.

Down: 1 Narrow, 2 Omen, 3 Tip-off, 4 Have a word with, 5 Eider, 6 Minority, 7 Enmesh, 13 Libretto, 15 Taiwan, 17 Pebble, 18 Humane, 19 Shunt, 22 Sham.