Compact crossword - The Scotsman 29/03/14

29/03/14
29/03/14
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Saturday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 LPs (6)

4 Turn on a pivot (6)

9 Take it easy (5)

10 Diverse (7)

11 Brownie (3)

12 Orange preserve (9)

13 Massacred (11)

18 Pokes fun at (9)

21 A newt (3)

22 Contaminate (7)

23 Elicit (5)

24 Get hot under the collar (6)

25 Moors (6)

DOWN

1 Pilots (6)

2 Malignant (7)

3 A pithy saying (5)

5 Armed conflict (7)

6 A string instrument (5)

7 Flogs (6)

8 Dumbfounded (11)

14 Ill-mannered (7)

15 Supplements (4,3)

16 Pancakes (6)

17 European capital city (6)

19 Dig (5)

20 Episode (5)

Friday’s solution

Across: 1 Stats, 7 Lava-lava, 8 Plants, 10 At variance, 12 Caracara, 14 Ra-ra, 16 Ha-ha, 17 Agar-agar. 20 Horn-rimmed, 23 Radar, 24 Headlamp, 25 Madam.

Down: 1 Septic, 2 Ta-ta, 3 Papa, 4 Maxim, 5 Rain gauge, 6 Camera, 9 Stack, 11 Arthurian, 13 Rug, 15 Order, 16 Ho-ho-ho, 18 Red Rum, 19 Frill, 21 Mama, 22 Dada.