Compact crossword - The Scotsman 20/06/14

20/06/14
20/06/14
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Friday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Gift from one of the Magi (5)

7 Sanctify (8)

8 __ and Gomorrah (5)

10 Fourth Sunday in Lent (7,3)

12 Prediction (8)

14 Senior cleric (4)

16 Quick kiss (4)

17 Biblical Palestine (4,4)

20 Start of Holy Week (4,6)

23 Keepsake (5)

24 Ballet by Tchaikovsky (4,4)

25 Name of eight Popes (5)

DOWN

1 Ill chance (6)

2 Scope (4)

3 First wife of Jacob (OT) (4)

4 Impetuous (5)

5 February 2nd (9)

6 East African (6)

9 Strong coffee (5)

11 Clerical wear (3,6)

13 Dove’s call (3)

15 Easily (2,3)

16 Follower of the Pope (6)

18 Junior clergyman (6)

19 Song of David (5)

21 Nuclear weapon (4)

22 Twelve months (4)

Thursday’s solution

Across: 7 Fair, 8 Reeding, 9 Stump, 10 Curator, 12 Cry, 13 Phantasms, 16 Inventing, 17 Try, 19 Spoiled, 21 Drain, 23 Adherent, 24 Neat.

Down: 1 Cast-iron, 2 Cramp, 3 Pry, 4 Returning, 5 Almanac, 6 Undo, 11 Shattered, 14 Marginal, 15 Refined, 18 Frank, 20 Pads, 22 Sty.