Compact crossword - The Scotsman 29/04/14

Tuesday’s puzzle...

29/04/14

ACROSS

8 Stupid (3)

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9 Initiating (9)

10 Ascend (3,2)

11 A southern European (7)

12 Remote settlements (8)

13 Second Greek letter (4)

15 Pivot (4)

16 Remunerated (8)

20 Skedaddles (4,3)

21 Tummy ache (5)

23 False shows (9)

24 Edge (3)

DOWN

1 Slowly (mus) (6)

2 Obscenity (4)

3 Syrian city (6)

4 Carry out (3,4,6)

5 Be off! (coll) (5)

6 Bonus (8)

7 East African country (8)

13 Gifted (8)

15 Brusque (6)

17 Right of entry (6)

18 Take flight (6)

19 Channel port (5)

22 Songbird (4)

Monday’s solution

Across: 1 Sonata, 4 Prompt, 9 Andante, 10 Breve, 11 To let, 12 Recital, 13 Composition, 18 Unaware, 20 Motif, 22 Eying, 23 Drummer, 24 Player, 25 Parody.

Down: 1 Shanty, 2 Nodal, 3 Tank top, 5 Rebec, 6 Maestro, 7 Treble, 8 Decrescendo, 14 Ocarina, 15 Tambura, 16 Tune up, 17 Affray, 190 Angle, 21 Tempo.