Compact crossword - The Scotsman 03/09/13

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Tuesday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Initial move (6)

4 Renounce (4,2)

9 Edible fungus (7)

10 Opponent (5)

11 Concluded (5)

12 Large coarse sieves (7)

13 Gadded about (11)

18 Illness (7)

20 Dapper (coll) (5)

22 Overlay (5)

23 A waterproof (7)

24 String of invective (6)

25 Armed guard (6)

DOWN

1 Conclude (6)

2 Templet (5)

3 Unbeliever (7)

5 Pungent (5)

6 Spanish city (7)

7 Refinement (6)

8 Dispossession (11)

14 Finished (3,4)

15 Take aback (7)

16 A good luck charm (6)

17 Young swan (6)

19 Made a mistake (5)

21 Asian capital city (5)

Monday’s solution

Across: 8 Ill, 9 Traveller, 10 Naked, 11 Uncover, 12 Amadavat (or avadavat), 14 Stun, 15 Auto, 16 Ideogram, 20 Aneroid, 21 Salon, 23 Aggravate, 24 Vat.

Down: 1 Vienna, 2 Flak, 3 Stadia, 4 Value-added tax, 5 Vetch, 6 Elevator, 7 Dry run, 13 Ants’-eggs, 15 Avatar, 17 Oyster, 18 Minute, 19 Lovat, 22 Lava.

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