Compact crossword - The Scotsman 29/10/14

29/10/14
29/10/14
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Wednesday’s puzzle

ACROSS

1 Golden-eye insect (8)

5 Still (4)

9 Gem (5)

10 Type of pullover (1-6)

11 Shroud (7,5)

13 Anew (6)

14 Scare (6)

17 Policy of advocating conflict (12)

20 Underwater missile (7)

21 Flatfish (5)

22 Grip (4)

23 Robe (8)

DOWN

1 Part of the ear (4)

2 Haulier (7)

3 Inclined to be friendly (4-8)

4 Nine days of prayers (6)

6 Leg joint (5)

7 Think deeply (8)

8 Cheese on toast (5,7)

12 US TV drama series starring ‘The Hoff’ (8)

15 Ingenue (anag) (7)

16 Take no notice (6)

18 Of the country (5)

19 Conspire (4)

Yesterday’s solution

Across: 1 Reward, 4 Acumen, 9 Traffic, 10 Burst, 11 Event, 12 Ottoman, 13 Fundamental, 18 Lounged, 20 Craft, 22 Acute, 23 Tension, 24 Allude, 25 Housed.

Down: 1 Rotten, 2 Weave, 3 Refuted, 5 Cubit, 6 Marimba, 7 Noting, 8 Accommodate, 14 Unusual, 15 No can do, 16 Alpaca, 17 Atoned, 19 Greed, 21 Amiss.