Compact Crossword - The Scotsman 01/06/13

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Saturday’s puzzle...

Across

1 A sudden convulsion (5)

4 Outspoken (5)

10 Make oneself scarce (5)

11 Productive (7)

12 Admitted to holy orders (8)

13 Scraps of cloth (4)

15 Move up and down (6)

17 Carouses (6)

19 Prevalent (4)

20 Self-righteous person (8)

23 Got to grips with (7)

24 Uncomplaining in suffering (5)

25 Flower (5)

26 Sluggishness (5)

Down

2 Beat into fine pieces (5)

3 Playwright (1751-1816) (8)

5 Entice (4)

6 Warship (7)

7 Illustrate (11)

8 Time and again (5)

9 Perseverance (11)

14 Act of retaliation (8)

16 Makes happen (7)

18 Overshadow (5)

21 Gargoyle (5)

22 Adhesive (4)

Friday’s solution

Across: 7 Imperturbable,

9 Tangled, 10 Cadge, 11 Even,

12 Using, 16 Vogue, 17 Like,

21 Bar-b-q, 22 Berwick, 23 Fair-and-square.

Down: 1 Vintner, 2 Spanned,

3 Grill, 4 Abscond, 5 Abode,

6 Level, 8 Undisturbed,

13 Coequal, 14 Similar, 15 Heckler, 18 Abaft, 19 Braid, 20 Iraqi.