Compact crossword - The Scotsman 11/03/14

Tuesday’s puzzle...

11/03/14

ACROSS

1 Putting off (10)

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8 Fruit (7)

9 A ravine (5)

10 Rush away (4)

11 A hybrid fruit (4)

12 Fuss (3)

14 Dress (6)

15 Angel (6)

18 In time gone by (3)

20 Shellfish (4)

21 Information (4)

23 A high steep rock (5)

24 Enmity (3-4)

25 Lack of care (10)

DOWN

1 A brilliant red colour (7)

2 Wise (4)

3 Naval flag (6)

4 A fiercely disputed contest (3-5)

5 Girl’s name (5)

6 Restraint (11)

7 Formidable (11)

13 Elegant (8)

16 Comprehend (7)

17 Sailor (6)

19 Oily fruit (5)

22 Open tart (4)

Monday’s solution

Across: 7 Double, 8 Dotted, 9 Rest, 10 Birdbath, 11 Unfurl, 12 Duster, 14 Spot-on, 17 Dropsy, 19 Close-set, 21 Able, 22 Bodied, 23 Seaman,

Down: 1 Govern, 2 Obstruct, 3 Herbal, 4 Adored, 5 Stab, 6 Beetle, 13 Stowaway, 15 Pillow, 16 No-side, 17 Detest, 18 Salaam, 20 Slip.