Compact crossword - The Scotsman 01/09/14

Monday’s puzzle...

01/09/14

ACROSS

8 Lug (3)

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9 Surgical treatment (9)

10 Toe (5)

11 Camphor (7)

12 Plunging ______ (8)

14 Part at end of leg (4)

15 On holiday (4)

16 Hats or caps (8)

20 Arm muscle (7)

21 Out of condition (5)

23 One’s first molars, eg (4,5)

24 Reduction (3)

DOWN

1 Fibrous tissue (6)

2 Narcotic (4)

3 Human being (6)

4 Rubella (6,7)

5 Swoon (5)

6 Merrythought (8)

7 Leg jewellery (6)

13 Collarbone (8)

15 Breathing complaint (6)

17 Jet of water (6)

18 Spin (6)

19 River mouth (5)

22 Visage (4)

Saturday’s solution

Across: 1 Flare, 7 Flourish, 8 Grasp, 10 Precocious, 12 Enclosed, 14 Eros, 16 Reap, 17 Affirmed, 20 Decomposed, 23 Drook, 24 Creasing, 25 Ibsen.

Down: 1 Figure, 2 Rasp, 3 Bloc, 4 Bunch, 5 Kilograms, 6 Ghosts, 9 Proof, 11 Scratched, 13 Elf, 15 Fined, 16 Reduce, 18 Darken, 19 Smash, 21 Oink, 22 Drab.