Compact crossword - The Scotsman 28/04/15

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Tuesday’s puzzle

ACROSS

8 A long white vestment (3)

9 Punished (9)

10 A fold in cloth (5)

11 A seedless raisin (7)

12 Hold back (8)

14 Slip sideways (4)

15 Well-ventilated (4)

16 Consented (6,2)

20 Country in the Caribbean (7)

21 A very light wood (5)

23 Took after (9)

24 A boring instrument 93)

DOWN

1 Over-indulge (6)

2 Proficient (4)

3 A sea-duck (6)

4 A piece of furniture (8,5)

5 Distributes (cards, etc) (5)

6 Charged (8)

7 Boy’s name (6)

13 A disturbance (8)

15 Implore (6)

17 Incorporate (6)

18 Soothsayer (6)

19 A Greek letter (5)

22 Divulge (secrets, etc) (4)

Monday’s solution

Grid F

Across: 1 Police, 4 Acacia, 9 Pimento, 10 Ducat, 11 Yonne, 12 Syringa, 13 Pomegranate, 18 Redwood, 20 Hazel, 22 Thorn, 23 Sapling, 24 Alders, 25 Arrest.

Down: 1 Papaya, 2 Lemon, 3 Convene, 5 Cedar, 6 Coconut, 7 Actual, 8 Horseradish, 14 Old gold, 15 No-hoper, 16 Protea, 17 Plight, 19 Owner, 21 Zaire.