Compact crossword - The Scotsman 19/05/14

19/05/14
19/05/14
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Monday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Seaside resort near Edinburgh (10)

8 Perpendicular (7)

9 Waterway (5)

10 Defensive building (4)

11 Determination (4)

12 God in the OT (1,2)

14 However (6)

15 Russian city (6)

18 Scottish river (3)

20 Yorkshire valley (4)

21 Frank _, broadcaster 1920-1998 (4)

23 City in Oklahoma (5)

24 Steadfast (7)

25 Town southeast of Glasgow (10)

DOWN

1 Depict (7)

2 Latvian port (4)

3 Get the better of (6)

4 Marine bivalve (8)

5 Indian loincloth (5)

6 Advocate of franchise for women (11)

7 Culpable (11)

13 Coins (4,4)

16 Passage under English Channel (7)

17 Nearer (6)

19 Town on River Tweed (5)

22 Yawn (4)

Saturday’s solution

Across: 7 Preponderance, 9 Talents, 10 Azure, 11 Rude, 12 Defer, 16 Claim, 17 Sere, 21 Nylon, 22 Abalone, 23 Reprehensible.

Down: 1 Upstart, 2 Ceilidh, 3 Sound, 4 Creates, 5 Snout, 6 Revel, 8 Disseminate, 13 Plunder, 14 Redoubt, 15 Deleted, 18 Snort, 19 Flaps, 20 Passe.