Compact crossword - The Scotsman 18/03/15

18/03/15
18/03/15
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Wednesday’s puzzle

ACROSS

1 Silver medallist (6-2)

5 Wharf (4)

9 Belgian town (5)

10 Bare-breasted (7)

11 Passing beneath 912)

13 XX (6)

14 Style of rock music (6)

17 With a chance of winning (2,3,7)

20 Lineman (anag) (7)

21 Fireplace (5)

22 Undersized pig (4)

23 Refinement (8)

DOWN

1 Crossbar (4)

2 Appointee (7)

3 Payment given to confirm a contract (7-5)

4 Upward movement (6)

6 Boudicca’s tribe (5)

7 Gave up office (8)

8 Fully functional (2,3,7)

12 Grass-cutter (8)

15 Figure with nine sides (7)

16 Small stream (6)

18 Claw (5)

19 Poetic lake (4)

Tuesday’s solution

Grid F

Across: 1 Seraph, 4 Blames, 9 Gradual, 10 Camel, 11 Aisle, 12 Uplands, 13 Restriction, 18 Furnish, 20 Upset, 22 Eagle, 23 No doubt, 24 Sudden, 25 Jeddah.

Down: 1 Signal, 2 Reams, 3 Prudent, 5 Locals, 6 Memento, 7 Splash, 8 Flourishing, 14 Enraged, 15 Trundle, 16 Offers, 17 Stitch, 19 Irene, 21 Sound.