Compact crossword - The Scotsman 23/03/15

23/03/15
23/03/15
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Monday’s puzzle

ACROSS

1 Word list (10)

8 Zilch (7)

9 Anent (5)

10 Rooster (4)

11 Large quantity (4)

12 Bother (3)

14 Set of nine (6)

15 Disconnect electrical device (6)

18 Mouse-coloured (3)

20 Steady (4)

21 Maple tree (4)

23 Opposite of waned (5)

24 Deposit as a pledge (3,4)

25 Vulgarity (10)

DOWN

1 Papal palace (7)

2 Piece of money (4)

3 As much as sack will hold (6)

4 Hating (8)

5 Spanish wine (5)

6 Demolished (7,4)

7 Alcohol (6,5)

13 Welsh emblem (8)

16 Locates (anag) (7)

17 Programming language (6)

19 37th US President (5)

22 King’s _, town in Norfolk (4)

Saturday’s solution

Across: 7 Go the whole hog, 9 Titular, 10 Colon, 11 Iota, 12 Japes, 16 Cling, 17 Bide, 21 Rooks, 22 Insults, 23 Procrastinate.

Down: 1 Ego-trip, 2 Statute, 3 Realm, 4 Slacken, 5 Chill, 6 Agony, 8 Hard as nails, 13 Closure, 14 Mislead, 15 Measles, 18 Gripe, 19 Bosom, 20 Astir.