Compact crossword - The Scotsman 24/10/14

24/10/14
24/10/14
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Friday’s puzzle

ACROSS

1 Frustrate (6)

4 Car engine cover (6)

9 Pod of capsicum (5)

10 Communion cup (7)

11 Lav (3)

12 Head of state (9)

13 __ quilt (11)

18 Early meal (9)

21 Mountain pass (3)

22 Very hot condiment (7)

23 Directors (5)

24 Sanity (anag) (6)

25 Paprika (6)

DOWN

1 Breastfeed (6)

2 South American river (7)

3 Brittle (5)

5 Applause (7)

6 Sound (5)

7 XX (6)

8 Computer display (6,5)

14 Employed (5,2)

15 Intensely bright electric light (3-4)

16 Counting-frame (6)

17 Non-powered aircraft (6)

19 NE African country (5)

20 Chart (5)

Thursday’s solution

Across: 1 Sanitorium, 7 Placate, 8 Saved, 10 Cues, 11 Crannies, 13 Affect, 15 Censor, 17 Lantanas, 18 Acts, 21 Stamp, 22 Primate, 23 Leadership.

Down: 1 Suave, 2 Neat, 3 Theory, 4 Resented, 5 Unveils, 6 Spectacles, 9 Distressed, 12 Scrapped, 14 Fanfare, 16 Pamper, 19 Clamp, 20 Wish.