Compact crossword - The Scotsman 25/02/13

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Monday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Expurgate (10)

8 Christmas fuel (4,3)

9 Hostility (5)

10 Indian prince (4)

11 Comical (4)

12 Fox (3)

14 Shield (6)

15 Ocular (6)

18 15, 24, 20 (1,1,1)

20 Entity (4)

21 Reserve of money (4)

23 Lowest point (5)

24 Exhibit (7)

25 Carelessly (10)

DOWN

1 Glass cover (4,3)

2 Hike (4)

3 Deadlock (3,3)

4 With preblended ingredients (5-3)

5 Vision (5)

6 Tropical American climbing-plant (7,4)

7 Auld lang syne (4,3,4)

13 Needed (8)

16 Normally (7)

17 Glider (anag) (6)

19 Unwarranted (5)

22 Egyptian goddess (4)

Saturday’s solution

Across: 7 Sacred College, 9 Oration, 10 Trout, 11 Slow, 12 Panel, 16 Swain, 17 Fido, 21 Lotus, 22 Ailment, 23 Confederation.

Down: 1 Espouse, 2 Octagon, 3 Denim, 4 Flatter, 5 Venom, 6 Berth, 8 Contaminate, 13 Twister, 14 Gives in, 15 Content, 18 Flock, 19 Atone, 20 Bleak.

 

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