Compact Crossword - The Scotsman 27/08/14

Wednesday’s puzzle

27/08/14
27/08/14

Across

7 Queen of Carthage (4)

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8 First portion of small intestine (8)

9 Transparency (5)

10 Decorated (7)

12 Say further (3)

13 Reckless youth with powerful car (3-6)

16 Blushing (9)

17 Trouble (3)

19 Redhead (anag) (7)

21 Milk supplier (5)

23 Useless material (8)

24 Ken __, comedian (4)

DOWN

1 Knock out of place (8)

2 Alcoholic drink (5)

3 Unusual (3)

4 Progressing unsteadily in old age (9)

5 Humiliate (7)

6 __ ranch (4)

11 Attacked verbally (7,2)

14 Golden land (8)

15 Appendices (7)

18 Father (5)

20 Act (4)

22 Poem (3)

Tuesday’s solution

COMPACT CROSSWORD

Across: 1 Respectful, 8 Arbiter, 9 Orbit, 10 Taut, 11 Snub, 12 Aid, 14 Gadget,

15 Gentoo, 18 Aim, 20 Ache, 21 Foil,

23 Harem, 24 Crumpet, 25 Dead ringer.

Down: 1 Rebound, 2 Site, 3 Errand,

4 Troubles, 5 Umbra, 6 Cartography,

7 Studio flats, 13 Becalmed, 16 Trooper, 17 Chichi, 19 Merge, 22 Bung.