Compact crossword - The Scotsman 19/08/14

19/08/14
19/08/14
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Tuesday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Spoil (3)

9 A variety of plum (9)

10 Point of view (5)

11 Very active (2,3,2)

12 Finish (5,3)

14 Ill-humour (4)

15 Impolite (4)

16 Cripple (8)

20 Greek city (7)

21 Substitute for a doctor, etc (5)

23 A driving mechanism (9)

24 Remote (3)

DOWN

1 Weaken (6)

2 Amphibian (4)

3 Consented (6)

4 End up with a minor punishment (3,3,7)

5 Components (5)

6 Fabric (8)

7 Set aside (6)

13 Also-ran (8)

15 Set of instructions in cooking (6)

17 Entice (6)

18 Modest (6)

19 Beginning (5)

22 Punch (4)

Monday’s solution

Across: 1 Dakota, 4 Ingres, 9 Clausal, 10 Latex, 11 Chino, 12 Nankeen, 13 Cheesecloth, 18 Risible, 20 Sisal, 22 Twill, 23 Taffeta, 24 Canvas, 25 Gloria.

Down: 1 Decoct, 2 Khaki, 3 Tussore, 5 Nylon, 6 Retreat, 7 Saxony, 8 Flannelette, 14 Hessian, 15 Lustful, 16 Critic, 17 Alpaca, 19 Balsa, 21 Sheer.