Compact crossword - The Scotsman 18/07/15

18/07/15

18/07/15

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Saturday’s puzzle

ACROSS

1 Pensive (6)

4 Screens (6)

9 Trims (5)

10 West African country (7)

11 Border (3)

12 Incredulous (9)

13 US national park (11)

18 A trifle (9)

21 Precious stone (3)

22 A bishop’s jurisdiction (7)

23 Affirm positively (5)

24 An acacia tree (6)

25 Rank in society (6)

DOWN

1 A Greek poet (6)

2 Town in Wyoming (7)

3 Meditates on (5)

5 Stamping ground (7)

6 A Greek dialect (5)

7 Stoles (6)

8 A somnambulist (5-6)

14 British architect (1869-1944) (7)

15 Fail to care for (7)

16 In the same place (Latin) (6)

17 Entertains (6)

19 Melancholy (5)

20 Legislate (5)

Friday’s solution

Across: 1 Quick, 7 Tempered, 8 Ankle, 10 Extra cover, 12 Defacing, 14 Bled, 16 Suez. 17 Upstream, 20 Winchester, 23 Rifle, 24 Neon lamp, 25 Oddly.

Down: 1 Quaked, 2 Cole, 3 Jeer, 4 Space, 5 Traveller, 6 Adored, 9 Exact, 11 Afternoon, 13 Nap, 15 Steer, 16 Sewing, 18 Misery, 19 Whole, 21 Some, 22 Rind.

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