Compact crossword - The Scotsman 21/04/14

21/04/14

21/04/14

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Monday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Oust (10)

8 Christmases (in carols) (7)

9 Town near Epsom (5)

10 Hades (4)

11 Monk’s room (4)

12 Remiss (3)

14 Likewise (2,4)

15 Bury (6)

18 About 45 inches (3)

20 Inform (4)

21 Knock down (4)

23 Reside (5)

24 Acid set (anag) (3-4)

25 Light shoe (10)

DOWN

1 Dog’s inner toe (7)

2 Vend (4)

3 Edible shellfish (6)

4 _-bee (8)

5 Outer framework (5)

6 Requiring attention (2,3,6)

7 Adaptability (11)

13 Fleet of small ships (8)

16 Daunt (7)

17 Motorless plane (6)

19 City near Bradford (5)

22 Ringer (4)

Saturday’s solution

Across: 7 On the face of it, 9 Theorem, 10 Inept, 11 Rile, 12 Edges, 16 Minor, 17 Hits, 21 Moral, 22 Bloater, 23 Alligator pear.

Down: 1 Contort, 2 Othello, 3 Heart, 4 Devised, 5 Offer, 6 State, 8 Armed combat, 13 Pillage, 14 Ditties, 15 Usurers, 18 Smear, 19 Drill, 20 Sorry.

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