Compact crossword - The Scotsman 20/01/14

20/01/14
20/01/14
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Monday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

8 23,18 and 11 or 22,15A and 20 (1,1,1)

9 Quite sour (anag) (9)

10 Polish monetary unit (5)

11 Apparatus (7)

12 Heavenly (8)

14 Competed (4)

15 Cistern (4)

16 Poisonous substance (8)

20 Projectile (7)

21 Creep (5)

23 11 across-controlled (9)

24 Foot digit (3)

DOWN

1 Temporarily blind (6)

2 Pulpit (4)

3 Persistent person (6)

4 Girl leading marching band (4,9)

5 Thump (5)

6 Lady from Manila (8)

7 Decapitate (6)

13 Receivers (8)

15 Male feline (6)

17 Not clearly written (2,4)

18 Bank clerk (6)

19 18th Greek letter (5)

22 Against (4)

Saturday’s solution

Across: 1 Scram, 7 Novelist, 8 Aloof, 10 Secretaire, 12 Scholars, 14 Boom, 16 Silk, 17 Agencies, 20 Unexpected, 23 Taxes, 24 Spacious, 25 About.

Down: 1 Stacks, 2 Amos, 3 Moor, 4 Berth, 5 Silicosis, 6 Stream, 9 Fells, 11 Shillelah, 13 Rag, 15 Inlet, 16 Squash, 18 Sunset, 19 Spoil, 21 Clue, 22 Daub.