Compact Crossword - The Scotsman 02/08/13

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Friday’s puzzle...

Across

1 Potter (6)

4 Outfitter (6)

9 Punctuation mark (5)

10 Serviceman (7)

11 Chap (3)

12 Most saggy (9)

13 Against reform (11)

18 Moving staircase (9)

21 Secret agent (3)

22 Wealthy fellow (4,3)

23 Stray (5)

24 Seaman (6)

25 Scrounger (6)

DOWN

1 The future (2,4)

2 Candidate (7)

3 Antelope (5)

5 Explain (anag) (7)

6 French river (5)

7 Unusual item (6)

8 Joining (11)

14 Capital of Sri Lanka (7)

15 Corroding (7)

16 Detritus (6)

17 Edible shellfish (6)

19 Spiny plants (5)

20 Stain again (5)

Thursday’s solution

Across: 1 Serpentine, 7 Dwindle, 8 Cater, 10 Null, 11 Apricots, 13 Incite, 15 Badger, 17 Irrigate,

18 Bari, 21 Diana, 22 Ukraine, 23 Insensible. Down: 1 Still, 2 Rude, 3 Exempt, 4 Tactical,

5 Not long, 6 Identified, 9 Restrained, 12 Stagnate, 14 Certain, 16 Struts, 19 Alive, 20 Drab.