Compact crossword - The Scotsman 05/04/2014

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Saturday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 The fruit of an oak (5)

4 Disgrace (5)

10 Bolt (5)

11 Matter-of-fact (7)

12 Seedless grapes (8)

13 Asian capital city (4)

15 Change in form (6)

17 Hooligan (6)

19 Work hard (4)

20 Development (8)

23 Wealthy (7)

24 Regional dialect (5)

25 Girl’s name (5)

26 Make fast (5)

DOWN

2 Polite (5)

3 Withdraws (8)

5 Colossal (4)

6 A wild duck (7)

7 Strong probability (11)

8 A freshwater fish (5)

9 Vexatious (11)

14 Light-hearted (8)

16 Homage (7)

18 Talk foolishly (5)

21 The heath genus (5)

22 Depend (on) (4)

Friday’s solution

Across: 7 Horse chestnut, 9 Saddler, 10 Unpeg, 11 Mare, 12 Zebra, 16 Robot, 17 Colt, 21 Abhor, 22 Trooper, 23 Horse-wrangler.

Down: 1 The same, 2 Prudery, 3 Jelly, 4 Esquire, 5 Snipe, 6 Stage, 8 Horse doctor, 13 Hoarser, 14 Compile, 15 Stir-fry, 18 Bathe, 19 Shire, 20 Mount.

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