Compact Crossword - The Scotsman 02/04/13

Tuesday’s puzzle...

Across

8 The beard of barley (3)

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9 Brings about (9)

10 Right to possession (5)

11 Bemoan (7)

12 Comprehend (8)

14 Dam up (4)

15 Bundle (4)

16 Large bodies of troops (8)

20 Prolong (7)

21 Bore a hole (5)

23 US state capital (9)

24 Concede (3)

Down

1 A portable personal computer (6)

2 A nautical mile per hour (4)

3 Very strict (6)

4 Upside down (4-4-5)

5 Range (5)

6 Miscellaneous (8)

7 High regard (6)

13 Adventurous (8)

15 Glories in (6)

17 Small device (6)

18 Brace holding a broken bone in position (6)

19 Bear out (5)

22 Golf-club (4)

Monday’s solution

Across: 1 Gaspar, 4 Spacer, 9 Overlay, 10 Eclat, 11 Sitar, 12 Dossier, 13 Agony column, 18 Leaflet,

20 Issue, 22 Trump, 23 Overrun, 24 Needle, 25 Useful.

Down: 1 Glossy, 2 Sheet, 3 Aileron, 5 Press, 6 Calcium, 7 Retard, 8 Syndication, 14 Gravure, 15 Loiters, 16 Platen, 17 Kennel, 19 Lapel, 21 Serif.