Compact crossword - The Scotsman 20/12/14

20/12/14

20/12/14

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Saturday’s puzzle

ACROSS

1 Advertising puff (5)

7 Stronghold (8)

8 Cram (5)

10 Added more details (10)

12 Fitting (8)

14 Charity (4)

16 Old Testament book (4)

17 Country in south-east Asia (8)

20 European capital city (10)

23 Greek letter (5)

24 Soak (8)

25 Harsh (5)

DOWN

1 Nuts and bolts (6)

2 Prevalent (4)

3 Search thoroughly (4)

4 Large wading bird (5)

5 Pollinate (9)

6 Stage whispers (6)

9 Drift about aimlessly (5)

11 Ignominy (9)

13 Pasture (3)

15 Ventured (5)

16 Exonerate (6)

18 Assault (6)

19 Immobile (5)

21 New Testament book (4)

22 Amphibian (4)

Friday’s solution

Across: 1 Brazil, 4 Sorrel, 9 Acorn, 10 Ickiest, 11 Cha, 12 River Tees, 13 Copper-beech, 18 Offensive, 21 Nut, 22 Lunatic, 23 In fun, 24 Rheims, 25 Laurel.

Down: 1 Branch, 2 Avocado, 3 Inner, 5 Oak tree, 6 Reeve, 7 Latest, 8 Silver birch, 14 Pinetum, 15 Conifer, 16 Poplar, 17 Atonal, 19 Fence, 20 Erica.

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