Compact crossword - The Scotsman 28/04/14

Monday’s puzzle...

28/04/14

ACROSS

1 Musical 13 across (6)

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4 Punctual (6)

9 Moderately slowly (7)

10 Musical note (5)

11 Available for renting (2,3)

12 Performance (7)

13 Musical work of art (11)

18 Ignorant (7)

20 Repeated theme (5)

22 Watching slowly (5)

23 Timpanist (7)

24 Instrumentalist perhaps (6)

25 Burlesque (6)

DOWN

1 Ramshackle dwelling (6)

2 Of a lump or swelling (5)

3 Sleeveless pullover (4,3)

5 Stringed instrument (5)

6 Musical conductor (7)

7 High-pitches (6)

8 Diminuendo (11)

14 Wind instrument (7)

15 Drum (alt spelling) (7)

16 Begin to perform (4,2)

17 Noisy quarrel (6)

19 Point of view (5)

21 Time (mus) (5)

Saturday’s solution

Across: 1 Intact, 4 Impede, 9 Guava, 10 Nigeria, 11 Tad, 12 Prognosis, 13 Perpetuated, 18 Discerned, 21 Fad, 22 Outcast, 23 Moral, 24 Survey, 25 Inters.

Down: 1 Ingots, 2 Twaddle, 3 Cramp, 5 Magenta, 6 Earns, 7 Elapse, 8 Unfortunate, 14 Prepare, 15 Enforce, 16 Odious, 17 Idylls, 19 Sitar, 20 Demon.