Compact crossword - The Scotsman 26/05/15

26/05/15
26/05/15
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Tuesday’s puzzle

ACROSS

8 Hail (3)

9 Widespread (9)

10 Fashion (5)

11 According to a customer’s requirements (2,5)

12 Entrenched (8)

14 Remain (4)

15 Challenge (4)

16 Jumble (8)

20 Topic (7)

21 Be worthy of (5)

23 A firm’s employees (9)

24 Expert (3)

DOWN

1 Bother (6)

2 Depend (on) (4)

3 Sustained (6)

4 Understand the situation (coll) (3,3,7)

5 A railway truck (5)

6 Blood-feud (8)

7 Tempestuous (6)

13 Thiamine deficiency (8)

15 Repudiate (6)

17 Impede (6)

18 Place offering ideal conditions for growth (6)

19 Make godlike (5)

22 Ramble (4)

Monday’s solution

Across: 1 Jalopy, 4 Elicit, 9 Chateau, 10 Chain, 11 Store, 12 Silence, 13 Offensively, 18 Baroque, 20 Brawn, 22 Oxide, 23 Charity, 24 Begins, 25 At-home.

Down: 1 Jocose, 2 Llano, 3 Precede, 5 Local, 6 Channel, 7 Tunnel, 8 Subsistence, 14 Farming, 15 Vibrant, 16 Absorb, 17 Enzyme, 19 Queen, 21 Amigo.