Compact crossword - The Scotsman 25/04/15

25/04/15
25/04/15
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Saturday’s puzzle

ACROSS

1 Consecrated (6)

4 Small fragments (6)

9 Mystic symbols (5)

10 Abounding (with) (7)

11 Hint (3)

12 Cadaverous (9)

13 Came across (11)

18 Astonish (9)

21 Expected (3)

22 Sustain (7)

23 A form of oxygen (5)

24 Sofa (6)

25 A church officer (6)

DOWN

1 Severe (6)

2 Anxiety (7)

3 Come after (5)

5 Whim (7)

6 Wide-awake (5)

7 Stable (6)

8 Old battleship (11)

14 In the wrong position on a football pitch (7)

15 From head to foot (7)

16 A beautiful youth (6)

17 A thin layer of wood, etc (6)

19 Steed (5)

20 A deep humming sound (5)

Friday’s solution:

Across: 1 Hooch, 7 Bull’s-eye, 8 Mayor, 10 Candyfloss, 12 Great tit, 14 Adze, 16 Lily, 17 Demijohn, 20 Gobstopper, 23 Ruing, 24 Cracknell, 25 Skirt.

Down: 1 Humbug, 2 Choc, 3 Quid, 4 Fluff, 5 Lemon drop, 6 Lessee, 9 Ratty, 11 Jelly bean, 13 Ice, 15 Mixer, 16 Legacy, 18 Nought, 19 Stake, 21 Peel, 22 Rusk.