Compact crossword - The Scotsman 30/09/14

30/09/14
30/09/14
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Tuesday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Minor criticism (6)

4 Go by (of time) (6)

9 Nosedive (7)

10 Aroma (5)

11 Upright (5)

12 Stain (7)

13 Unfeeling (4-7)

18 A citrus fruit (7)

20 Counterfeit (5)

22 Plain to see (5)

23 Instalment (7)

24 Hard-working person (6)

25 Selected (6)

DOWN

1 The head (coll) (6)

2 Measure (5)

3 Restricted (7)

5 Untied (5)

6 Pledge (7)

7 Coarse (6)

8 Co-workers (6-5)

14 Very active (2,3,2)

15 Nonsense (7)

16 An armed guard (6)

17 At the back (6)

19 An extremist (5)

21 Freight (5)

Monday’s solution

Across: 8 ODI, 9 Tip-and-run, 10 Cover, 11 Greased, 12 National, 14 Fury, 15 Chop, 16 Immodest, 20 Cricket, 21 Serve, 23 Decreased, 24 Bat.

Down: 1 Toucan, 2 Kiev, 3 Stereo, 4 Epigrammatist, 5 Inter, 6 Pressure, 7 One-day, 13 Two-piece, 15 Cicada, 17 Onside, 18 Twenty, 19 Skier (or skyer), 22 Ruby.