Compact crossword - The Scotsman 31/03/15

31/03/15
31/03/15
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Tuesday’s puzzle

ACROSS

8 Armed conflict (3)

9 Dumbfounded (9)

10 Alcoves (5)

11 Joins together (7)

12 Signed on the dotted line (8)

14 A large oven (4)

15 Underground (coll) (4)

16 Nauseates (8)

20 An Italian soft cheese (7)

21 Inexperienced (5)

23 Omission (9)

24 Equal value (3)

DOWN

1 Brief pang (6)

2 Vivacity (4)

3 Large rope (6)

4 Financial institution (5)

5 Hindu teachers (5)

6 Australian state capital (8)

7 US inventor (1847-1931) (6)

13 Collapses (8)

15 A large flatfish (6)

17 Nullify (6)

18 Soldier on guard (6)

19 A secret store (5)

22 Watch (4)

Monday’s solution:

Grid F

Across: 1 Sleety, 4 Nimbus, 9 Triumph, 10 Local, 11 Litre, 12  Nodular, 13  Weathercock, 18 Sceptic, 20 Lucre, 22 Blast, 23 Ananias, 24 Rotter, 25 Breezy.

Down: 1 Settle, 2 Exist, 3 Tempest, 5 Idled, 6 Bucolic, 7 Sultry, 8 Thunderclap, 14 Elegant, 15 Cold air, 16 Isobar, 17 Red sky, 19 Tithe, 21 Clime.