Compact crossword - The Scotsman 29/10/13

29/10/13
29/10/13
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Tuesday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Shows signs of (6)

4 Ladder-like (6)

9 Repose (7)

10 Call to arms (5)

11 Dance about (5)

12 Removed from office (7)

13 Bandying words (11)

18 Aphorism (7)

20 Spanish friends (5)

22 Recession (5)

23 Observed (7)

24 Fears greatly (6)

25 Deleted (6)

DOWN

1 Cut in half (6)

2 A Jew’s-harp (5)

3 Inn in France (7)

5 A vice (5)

6 Affair (7)

7 Cure (6)

8 Dilemma (11)

14 Free time (7)

15 Double-dealer (7)

16 Hired (6)

17 Wealthy (coll) (6)

19 Very fast (5)

21 A bone in the ear (5)

Monday’s solution

Across: 8 Owl, 9 Harvester, 10 Stars, 11 Stripes, 12 Petulant, 14 Onus, 15 Toil, 16 Artistic, 20 Bailiff, 21 Pussy, 23 Grassland, 24 Cat.

Down: 1 Gossip, 2 Flea, 3 Chisel, 4 Prisoner of war, 5 Merry, 6 Step on it, 7 Crisis, 13 Trinidad, 15 Tobago, 17 Impede, 18 Coyote, 19 Tipsy, 22 Sack.