Compact crossword - The Scotsman 22/06/2012

Friday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Rough (5)

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7 and 22 Expression of surprise (4,4,4)

8 Riding garment (5)

10 Unglazed earthenware (10)

12 Occasionally (2,3,3)

14 and 24 Emergency number (4,4,4)

16 and 17 Bunkum (4-4-4)

20 Aircraft mechanics (6,4)

23 River mouth (5)

24 See 14

25 Shopping centre (5)

DOWN

1 Santa Claus’s laugh (2-2-2)

2 Incision (4)

3 Deride (4)

4 Speckle (5)

5 Heart chamber (9)

6 Make glad (6)

9 Toy bear (5)

11 Supreme (9)

13 Cornish river (3)

15 Ragged strip (5)

16 Go away (6)

18 Sound of laughter (2-2-2)

19 About (5)

21 Rabbit (4)

22 See 7

Thursday’s solution

Across: 7 Deal, 8 Academic, 9 Jemmy, 10 Skillet, 12 Amp, 13 Fandangle, 16 Breakdown, 17 Ebb, 19 Spartan, 21 Coral, 23 Dogsbody, 24 Boom.

Down: 1 Redeemer, 2 Slump, 3 Fad, 4 Backs down, 5 Felling, 6 Lime, 11 Bandwagon, 14 Labrador, 15 Madrasa, 18 Combs, 20 Plod, 22 Bye.