Compact Crossword - The Scotsman 03/08/13

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Saturday’s puzzle...

Across

1 Enlighten (5)

7 A Jewish skull-cap (8)

8 Girl’s name (5)

10 Shimmering (10)

12 Longing for (8)

14 Girl’s name (4)

16 Fluster (4)

17 Obvious (8)

20 Faultless (10)

23 Just claim (5)

24 Senior navy officers (8)

25 Jaded (5)

DOWN

1 Hostility (6)

2 Droop (4)

3 Openings (4)

4 A fossil resin (5)

5 Federations (9)

6 Pushed one’s way rudely (6)

9 A secreting structure in a plant (5)

11 Examples (9)

13 Top racing tip (3)

16 Soaring (6)

18 Marine reptile (6)

19 Reject with contempt (5)

21 Unemployed (4)

22 A clock-face (4)

Friday’s solution

Across: 1 Tinker, 4 Tailor,

9 Comma, 10 Soldier, 11 Man,

12 Droopiest, 13 Reactionary,

18 Escalator, 21 Spy, 22 Rich man, 23 Drift, 24 Sailor, 25 Beggar.

Down: 1 To come, 2 Nominee,

3 Eland, 5 Axlepin, 6 Loire,

7 Rarity, 8 Associating,

14 Colombo, 15 Rusting,

16 Debris, 17 Oyster, 19 Cacti,

20 Redye.

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