Compact crossword - The Scotsman 08/07/13

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Monday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

8 20,17,15 across (1,1,1)

9 London borough (9)

10 Love-god (5)

11 Tripper (7)

12 Higher (8)

14 Tight-fisted (4)

15 Occasion (4)

16 Think carefully (8)

20 ______ Isles (7)

21 Power (5)

23 Reshuffle (9)

24 9,14,15 across (1,1,1)

DOWN

1 Old calculator (6)

2 Prevent (4)

3 Moroccan port (6)

4 Hardly anything at all (4,2,7)

5 Animal’s long projecting nose (5)

6 Share of profits (8)

7 Blanch (6)

13 Pounded meat (8)

15 Herald’s coat (6)

17 Season (6)

18 Spin (6)

19 Intensely hot (5)

22 Slightly crazy (4)

Saturday’s solution

Across: 1 Purge, 7 Pell-mell, 8 Equip, 10 Proficient, 12 Splendid, 14 Wane, 16 Busy, 17 Skillets, 20 Alexandria, 23 Drone, 24 Dreadful, 25 Edith.

Down: 1 Precis, 2 Grip, 3 Beef, 4 Slack, 5 Delegates, 6 Blithe, 9 Prone, 11 Flustered, 13 Irk, 15 Fluid, 16 Brandy, 18 Speech, 19 Handy, 21 Dour, 22 Arid.

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