Compact crossword - The Scotsman 22/10/14

22/10/14
22/10/14
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Wednesday’s puzzle

ACROSS

7 Wildcat (4)

8 Pertaining to a scribe (8)

9 Mistake (5)

10 Feverish (7)

12 Inquire (3)

13 Type of country music (9)

16 Tact (9)

17 Aviate (3)

19 Angling (7)

21 Restless (5)

23 Bathing-costume (8)

24 Betting machine (4)

DOWN

1 Wing-shaped blade on seaplane (8)

2 Exalt (5)

3 Perform on stage (3)

4 Testimonial (9)

5 Book collection (7)

6 Former name of Paul (NT) (4)

11 Light silvery element (9)

14 Salt of vitriol (8)

15 Old form of chemistry (7)

18 Condition (5)

20 Hawkeye 18 down (4)

22 Pigpen (3)

Tuesday’s solution

Across: 1 Compromise, 8 Comfort, 9 Bombe, 10 Open, 11 Fall, 12 All, 14 Patron, 15 Assume, 18 Ill, 20 Pert, 21 Kiln, 23 Eagle, 24 Edition, 25 Blistering.

Down: 1 Comment, 2 Mood, 3 Ritual, 4 Mobilise, 5 Samba, 6 Accomplices, 7 Well-meaning, 13 Compress, 16 Uniting, 17 Grieve, 19 Legal, 22 Kiwi.