Compact crossword - The Scotsman 27/04/15

27/04/15
27/04/15
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Monday’s puzzle

ACROSS

1 Civil force (6)

4 Australian wattle (6)

9 Jamaica pepper (7)

10 Gold coin (5)

11 French department in Burgundy region (5)

12 Mock-orange (7)

13 Oriental fruit with numerous seeds (11)

18 Sequoia (7)

20 Filbert (5)

22 Spike (5)

23 Young tree (7)

24 Trees related to the birch (6)

25 Sartre (anag) (6)

DOWN

1 Pawpaw (6)

2 Sour fruit (5)

3 Arrange a meeting (7)

5 Evergreen tree (5)

6 Tropical fruit (7)

7 Genuine (6)

8 Pungent condiment (11)

14 Dull tarnished colour (3,4)

15 One has nil chance of success (2-5)

16 South African shrub (6)

17 Predicament (6)

19 Proprietor (5)

21 Former African country (5)

Saturday’s solution

Across: 1 Sacred, 4 Scraps, 9 Runes, 10 Replete, 11 Cue, 12 Emaciated, 13 Encountered, 18 Dumbfound, 21 Due, 22 Nourish, 23 Ozone, 24 Settee, 25 Verger.

Down: 1 Strict, 2 Concern, 3 Ensue, 5 Caprice, 5 Alert, 7 Steady, 8 Dreadnought, 14 Offside, 15 Endlong, 16 Adonis, 17 Veneer, 19 Mount, 20 Drone.