Compact crossword - The Scotsman 03/02/15

Tuesday’s puzzle

03/02/15
03/02/15

ACROSS

8 Broach (3)

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9 Open-mindedness (9)

10 Norwegian playwright (1828-1906) (5)

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11 Old Testament book (7)

12 Forceful (8)

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14 West Coast ferry port (4)

15 Chess piece (4)

16 Maltreat (8)

20 North Italian city (7)

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21 Purvey (5)

23 Put on record (9)

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24 Gratuity (3)

DOWN

1 Clothing (6)

2 Imitates (4)

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3 Group of lines in a poem (6)

4 A bitter verbal quarrel (8-5)

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5 Shape (5)

6 A group of musicians (8)

7 Motive (6)

13 Pathfinders (8)

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15 An old stringed instrument (6)

17 Wealth (6)

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18 In ecstasy (6)

19 Deficient (5)

22 Convey (4)

Monday’s solution

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Across: 1 Bisect, 4 Amoral, 9 Risible, 10 Ketch, 11 Cairn, 12 Terrier, 13 Continental, 18 Climate, 20 Rebus, 22 Olive, 23 Cremona, 24 Length, 25 Myrtle.

Down: 1 Barack, 2 Sushi, 3 Cabinet, 5 Maker, 6 Retsina, 7 Lahore, 8 Rest in peace, 14 Opinion, 15 Nursery, 16 School, 17 Estate, 19 Agent, 21 Boost.