Compact crossword - The Scotsman 20/01/15

20/01/15
20/01/15
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Tuesday’s puzzle

ACROSS

1 Arm muscle (6)

4 Wine-cellars (6)

9 Warning (coll) (5,2)

10 Boundary (5)

11 Italian composer (1813-1901) (5)

12 Out of the running (7)

13 A hard green apple (6,5)

18 Italian composer (1678-1741) (7)

20 Ransack (5)

22 Splendid (5)

23 Set apart (7)

24 Saturates (6)

25 Egyptian god (6)

DOWN

1 Toe the line (6)

2 Professorship (5)

3 Strong emotion (7)

5 Permit (5)

6 Glowing (7)

7 Easy catch (6)

8 Inflammation of a vertebra (11)

14 Get your own back (7)

15 Leaves high and dry (7)

16 Steers clear of (6)

17 Soft round flat caps (6)

19 Hoard (3,2)

21 A natural aptitude (5)

Monday’s solution

Across: 8 UAR, 9 Cartridge, 10 Paper, 11 Newsman, 12 Resident, 14 Grey, 15 Self, 16 Absorbed, 20 Tempera, 21 Super, 23 Sensitive, 24 Lac.

Down: 1 Bumper, 2 Crop, 3 Scared, 4 Grin and bear it, 5 Brown, 6 Adam’s rib, 7 Keenly, 13 Salt-mine, 15 Setose, 17 Ousted, 18 Direct, 19 Debit, 22 Pile.