Compact crossword - The Scotsman 01/07/15

Wednesday’s puzzle

01/07/15

ACROSS

7 Move slowly (4)

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8 Offer a better amount of money (8)

9 Social gathering (5)

10 Land at edge of road (7)

12 Ovum (3)

13 Of government (9)

16 Sow (9)

17 Self (3)

19 Easily approachable (7)

21 Fetter (5)

23 Response (8)

24 Jealousy (4)

DOWN

1 Risk (8)

2 Lacking colour (5)

3 Spicy (3)

4 Estimates (anag) (9)

5 Deadly poisonous 6 down (7)

6 Bitter (4)

11 Fine earthenware (9)

14 Cause resentment (8)

15 Counteract (7)

18 Piece of paper (5)

20 Touch (4)

22 Pen’s contents (3)

Tuesday’s solution

Grid C

Across: 1 Circulated, 8 Example. 9 Broke, 10 Ramp, 11 Cure, 12 Ere, 14 Madden, 15 Scribe, 18 Nut, 20 Beet, 21 Abba, 23 Angst, 24 Trouble, 25 Tremendous.

Down: 1 Claimed, 2 Ripe, 3 Useful, 4 Ambience, 5 Elope, 6 Detrimental, 7 Decelerated, 13 Verbatim, 16 Imbibes, 17 Beaten, 19 Tiger, 22 Dodo.