Compact Crossword - The Scotsman 05/07/13

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Friday’s puzzle...

Across

1 Small plum (6)

4 Rising (6)

9 Hengist’s partner (5)

10 Prisoners (7)

11 Unwell (3)

12 Suburbia (9)

13 An Oriental fruit (11)

18 Tomato (4,5)

21 Kernel (3)

22 In effect (7)

23 Wild chrysanthemum (2-3)

24 Greek isle (6)

25 Tropical shrub (6)

DOWN

1 Showy garden flower (6)

2 Red cherry (7)

3 New Zealand region (5)

5 Large round fruit (7)

6 Michaelmas-daisy (5)

7 Cease (6)

8 Type of cucumber (6,5)

14 One removed from dangerous place (7)

15 Citrus fruit (7)

16 Fodder plant (6)

17 Greek goddess of wisdom (6)

19 Left-hand page (5)

20 Food-poisoning bacteria (1,4)

Thursday’s solution

Across: 1 Decoration, 7 Orchard, 8 Raise, 10 Goya, 11 Beetroot, 13 Engine, 15 Tissue, 17 Alerting, 18 Abut, 21 Ellen, 22 Auberge, 23 Antecedent. Down: 1 Decay, 2 Clam, 3 Rudder, 4 Turn tail, 5 Ominous, 6 Congregate, 9 Entreaties, 12 Instance, 14 Gremlin, 16 Insane, 19 Beret, 20 Able.

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