Compact crossword - The Scotsman 28/07/15

28/07/15

28/07/15

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Tuesday’s puzzle

ACROSS

1 Developed vigorously (10)

8 Agitate (7)

9 Sharp practice (5)

10 Put to death (4)

11 Knock out (4)

12 An age (3)

14 Fall asleep (coll) (3,3)

15 Universal (6)

18 Go astray (3)

20 Rich soil (4)

21 Stiffly formal (4)

23 A herd of cattle, etc (5)

24 Coerce (7)

25 Accounts (10)

DOWN

1 Wrong-doing (7)

2 Innermost being (4)

3 A partial refund (6)

4 Intermittently (3,3,2)

5 Efface (5)

6 Miscellaneous items (4,3,4)

7 Promotion (11)

13 Wealthy (8)

16 Casts off (7)

17 Haphazard (6)

19 A perch (5)

22 Chess piece (4)

Monday’s solution

Across: 7 Trauma, 8 Catchy, 9 Onus, 10 Cat’s-tail, 11 Tomcat, 12 Yachts, 14 Scathe, 17 Cathay, 19 Stockpot, 21 Cato, 22 Cattle, 23 Immune.

Down: 1 Pronto, 2 Pussy-cat, 3 Fat cat, 4 Scatty, 5 Stet, 6 Thrift, 13 Catacomb, 15 catnap, 16 Espied, 17 Catkin, 18 Acting, 20 Cate.

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