Compact crossword - The Scotsman 18/07/14

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Friday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 __ Street-Porter (5)

7 Month (8)

8 __ Piper, potato (5)

10 Part of a theatre (5-5)

12 She is crowned in spring (3,5)

14 Month (4)

16 Month (4)

17 Covered with cheese (2,6)

20 Seventh power of a million (10)

23 Interior furnishings (5)

24 Increased eightfold (8)

25 New (5)

DOWN

1 Knick-knack (6)

2 Charles Lamb’s penname (4)

3 Nought (4)

4 Rind (5)

5 Slingshots (9)

6 Simon’s home in

North Africa (NT) (6)

9 Jet (5)

11 Track for bikes (9)

13 Flightless Australian bird (3)

15 Sit on eggs (5)

16 William __, civil engineer (6)

18 Of the nerves (6)

19 Flimsy (5)

21 Welsh emblem (4)

22 ‘Finding __’, 2003 film (4)

Yesterday’s solutions

Across: 7 Scut, 8 Amethyst, 9 Query,

10 Consort, 12 Bad, 13 Boundless,

16 Petrified, 17 Cad, 19 Danders,

21 Pound, 23 Pasadena, 24 Rune.

Down: 1 Accurate, 2 Stork, 3 Fad,

4 Renounce, 5 Whistle, 6 Tsar,

11 Conforms, 14 Stagnant, 15 Gradual,

18 Sorry, 20 Alas, 22 Mad

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