Compact crossword - The Scotsman 24/09/14

24/09/14

24/09/14

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Wednesday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

7 Grim (4)

8 Dependant (6-2)

9 Eldest son of Cain (5)

10 Painkiller (7)

12 Blanket (3)

13 _ sketch (9)

16 Grenadine (anag) (9)

17 Everybody (3)

19 City in Pakistan (7)

21 Not poetry (5)

23 Relative (3-2-3)

24 Jerusalem (4)

DOWN

1 Deterioration (8)

2 Vertical (5)

3 17th Greek letter (3)

4 Registration (9)

5 Retaining (7)

6 Mongolian desert (4)

11 Former PM (9)

14 Deceptive appearance (8)

15 Royal insignia (7)

18 Eat grass (5)

20 Bristol’s river (4)

22 Nightbird (3)

Tuesday’s solution

Across: 1 Scrapheaps, 8 Intrude, 9 Banjo, 10 Nile, 11 Beta, 12 Con, 14 Fudged, 15 Degree, 18 Can, 20 Teak, 21 Lair, 23 Nicer, 24 Routine, 25 Reasonable.

Down: 1 Settled, 2 Rout, 3 Prefer, 4 Embraced, 5 Panic, 6 Significant, 7 Down-hearted, 13 Ventures, 16 Realise, 17 Patron, 19 Niche, 22 Numb.

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