Compact crossword - The Scotsman 28/03/15

28/03/15

28/03/15

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Saturday’s puzzle

ACROSS

1 Roman god of agriculture (6)

4 Sustain (6)

9 Hearing (5)

10 Weighing down (7)

11 Furrow (3)

12 Essence (9)

13 Describe the background to an event (3,3,5)

18 Norwegian city (9)

21 Remove the contents (of) (3)

22 Trying experiences (7)

23 A Roman goddess (5)

24 Excitement (6)

25 Repaired (6)

DOWN

1 Stitch (6)

2 A prickly plant (7)

3 Turns over and over (5)

5 Mouldable (7)

6 Constellation (5)

7 A bulldozer (6)

8 Astonish (coll) (11)

14 Toil (7)

15 Miser (7)

16 Accompany (6)

17 Leave high and dry (6)

19 Tree (5)

20 Crest (5)

Friday’s solution

Across: 1 Field, 7 Fountain, 8 Reims, 10 Buttermere, 12 Traverse, 14 Afar, 16 Moor, 17 Mountain, 20 Yonder star, 23 Never, 24 Exalting, 25 Royal.

Down: 1 Forget, 2 Lamb, 3 Most, 4 Angry, 5 Wave a flag, 6 Endear, 9 Super, 11 Saloon bar, 13 Sao, 15 Annan, 16 Mayhem, 18 Neural, 19 Deity, 21 Sink, 22 Reno.

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