Compact crossword - The Scotsman, 05/06/15

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Friday’s puzzle

ACROSS

1 Promise (6)

4 Advertising intended to appeal to the general public (6)

9 Greek A (5)

10 Showy flowers (7)

11 Automobile (3)

12 Something less important (4,5)

13 Of Europe (11)

18 Wedding meal (9)

21 Hawaiian garland (3)

22 Entangle (7)

23 Fashion (5)

24 Until now (2,4)

25 Gave a speech (6)

DOWN

1 Caper (6)

2 Strong 3 down (7)

3 Informant (5)

5 Enunciation (7)

6 Zodiacal ram (5)

7 Way (6)

8 Large bird of prey (6,5)

14 Escort (4,3)

15 Indisposition (7)

16 Missing (6)

17 Cared for (6)

19 Receded (5)

20 Trout (anag) (5)

Thursday’s solution

Grid D

Across: 1 Conspiracy, 7 Oarsman, 8 Galop, 10 Grub, 11 Distract, 13 Exocet, 15 Runyon, 17 Incident, 18 Ha-ha, 21 Drama, 22 Examine, 23 Adventures.

Down: 1 Corfu, 2 Numb, 3 Pundit, 4 Rightful, 5 Calgary, 6 Tongue-tied, 9 Potentates, 12 Head-case, 14 Orchard, 16 Intent, 19 Amiss, 20 Fair.