Compact crossword - The Scotsman 28/02/15

28/02/15
28/02/15
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Saturday’s puzzle

ACROSS

1 Tie up (6)

4 Cavorted (6)

9 Sarcasm (5)

10 A deep red colour (7)

11 Scorching (3)

12 Book of synonyms, etc (9)

13 Electronic musical instrument (11)

19 A knitted hat (9)

21 Strike (3)

22 A bit (7)

23 String instrument (5)

24 Fatal (6)

25 Seemly (6)

DOWN

1 Staircase (6)

2 Very soon (7)

3 A north African country (5)

5 Japanese art of paper folding (7)

6 A difficult question (5)

7 Hereditary ruler (6)

8 Increased speed (11)

14 Diplomatic (7)

15 Intensify (7)

16 Maltreated (6)

17 Paramount (6)

19 Capital of Tibet (5)

20 Stroll (5)

Friday’s solution

Grid E

Across: 1 Comma, 7 Foreword, 8 Spasm, 10 House style, 12 Headline, 14 Limb, 16 Cuba, 17 Colophon, 20 Large-print, 23 Dying, 24 Matrices or Matrixes, 25 Colon.

Down: 1 Casbah, 2 Mash, 3 Toss, 4 Verse, 5 Copyright, 6 Adverb, 9 Mooli, 11 Barbarity, 13 Neo, 15 Bound, 16 Column, 18 Noggin, 19 Tepid, 21 Reel, 22 Typo.