Compact crossword - The Scotsman 25/10/14

Saturday’s puzzle

25/10/14
25/10/14

ACROSS

1 Card game (5)

7 Excessive praise (7)

8 Fastened (5)

10 Faults (10)

12 Accuse publicly (8)

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14 Foam (4)

16 Prejudice (4)

17 Well-read (8)

20 Sell (7,3)

23 Devil (5)

24 Fail to notice (8)

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25 Old saying (5)

DOWN

1 Drooped (6)

2 A large amount (coll) (4)

3 Adverse criticism (4)

4 Saturate (5)

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5 Harass severely (9)

6 A soft mineral (6)

9 Take exception (to) (5)

11 Beyond compare (9)

13 Scoundrel (3)

15 Jeer (at) (5)

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16 Guiding light (6)

18 Take one’s time (6)

19 Foolish (5)

21 Recess (4)

22 Discover (4)

Friday’s solution

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Across: 1 Scotch, 4 Bonnet, 9 Chili, 10 Chalice, 11 Loo, 12 President, 13 Continental, 18 Breakfast, 21 Col, 22 Cayenne, 23 Board, 24 Satiny, 25 Pepper.

Down: 1 Suckle, 2 Orinoco, 3 Crisp, 5 Ovation, 6 Noise, 7 Twenty, 8 Screen saver, 14 Taken on, 15 Arc-lamp, 16 Abacus, 17 Glider, 19 Egypt, 20 Table.