Compact crossword - The Scotsman 25/02/14

25/02/14
25/02/14
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Tuesday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

7 A rogue (coll) (6)

8 In league with (6)

9 The literary language of Pakistan (4)

10 Colour (4,4)

11 Italian city (6)

12 Dropped anchor (6)

14 Stage performer (6)

17 Grave (6)

19 Inappropriate (8)

21 Parched (4)

22 In a smooth, even style (mus) (6)

23 Area of low-lying reclaimed land (6)

DOWN

1 Savage (6)

2 Adulteration (8)

3 Cavort (6)

4 Cut up (meat, etc) (6)

5 Sports association (4)

6 Cut back (6)

13 Deserving blame (8)

15 Supple (6)

16 Bird of prey (6)

17 Predicament (6)

18 Young girl (6)

20 True-to-life (4)

Monday’s solution

Across: 1 Crosspatch, 8 Radical, 9 Saver, 10 Sock, 11 Scar, 12 Cos, 14 Solace, 15 T-cross, 18 IOW, 20 Oboe, 21 Umbo, 23 Cross, 24 Crossed, 25 Crossbones.

Down: 1 Codicil, 2 Ouch, 3 Silica, 4 Abstract, 5 Civic, 6 Cross-stitch, 7 Cross swords, 13 Acrosses, 16 Osmosis, 17 Fox-cub, 19 Wooer, 22 Com.