Compact crossword - The Scotsman 24/06/15

editorial image
Share this article
0
Have your say

Wednesday’s puzzle

ACROSS

1 Large fly (10)

7 It fires using compressed gas (3,5)

8 Calf’s flesh (4)

9 Lukewarm (5)

10 Express disapporval (7)

12 Completely exhausted (4,2,3,4)

15 Not clear (7)

17 Nose (5)

20 So-so (4)

21 ‘Nicholas _’, (Dickens) (8)

22 Horrible din (4,6)

DOWN

1 Fawn (5)

2 Kiev’s country (7)

3 Pale yellow (4)

4 Hatchery (anag) (8)

5 Bluish-green tweed (5)

6 Astronomical distance (6)

11 Break the rules (8)

13 North African (6)

14 Caressed (7)

16 Reddish-pink colour (5)

18 Brown earthy mineral (5)

19 Light fawn (4)

Tuesday’s solution

Grid M

Across: 8 Irk, 9 Sculpture, 10 Diner, 11 Twinkle, 12 Modistes, 14 Mite, 15 Stud, 16 Outright, 20 Augment, 21 Malta, 23 Percheron, 24 Ink.

Down: 1 Wisdom, 2 Akin, 3 Osiris, 4 Cut the mustard, 5 Spoil, 6 Duckling, 7 Revere, 13 Drudgery, 15 Snappy, 17 Remind, 18 Tracks, 19 Lethe, 22 Lois.