Compact crossword - The Scotsman 01/09/15

Tuesday’s puzzle

01/09/15
01/09/15

ACROSS

1 Convivial (6)

4 Motionless (6)

9 Apparition (7)

10 Clarify (5)

11 Mammal akin to the monkeys (5)

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12 Win over (7)

13 Freedom from blame (11)

18 Take for granted (7)

20 A right-hand page (5)

22 Old Testament book (5)

23 Formal warnings (7)

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24 Staggered (6)

25 Consumes (4,2)

DOWN

1 Pliant (6)

2 Enchant (5)

3 Modified (7)

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5 Fill (a glass, etc) (3,2)

6 Underwater weapon (7)

7 Pleat (6)

8 Knowledge of all things (11)

14 Deadlock (7)

15 Flourishes (7)

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16 Girl’s name (6)

17 Idle talk (6)

19 Speechify (5)

21 Insensitive (5)

Monday’s solution

Across: 8 Esq, 9 Of no avail, 10 Pzazz, 11 Hayseed, 12 In a jiffy, 14 Mike, 15 Idly, 16 Acting up, 20 Annatto, 21 Noisy, 23 On thin ice, 24 Flu.

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Down: 1 Delphi, 2 Aqua, 3 Borzoi, 4 On the face of it, 5 Calyx, 6 Wavering, 7 Pledge, 13 At length, 15 In a row, 17 In need, 18 Pay-out, 19 Strip, 22 Info.