Compact crossword - The Scotsman 10/02/2015

Tuesday's puzzle.
Tuesday's puzzle.
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Tuesday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Nourishment (10)

8 Deserving (7)

9 Theatrical entertainment (abbrev) (5)

10 Victim (4)

11 Entreaty (4)

12 Female deer (3)

14 Supplements (6)

15 Prosperity (6)

18 Outstanding (3)

20 A novice (4)

21 Herb (4)

23 West African river (5)

24 Takes a trip (7)

25 Rises above (10)

DOWN

1 Oversupply (7)

2 Slender (4)

3 Swallow up (6)

4 Came into view (8)

5 Thrashed (5)

6 Brilliant (11)

7 After all (11)

13 Guaranteed (4-4)

16 Hangs around (coll (7)

17 Nit-picker (6)

19 Keen (5)

22 Mountain pool (4)

Monday’s solution

Across: 7 United, 8 States, 9 Ooze, 10 Oratorio, 11 Legacy, 12 Maseru, 14 Obsess, 17 Tin hat, 19 Implicit, 21 Blah, 22 Hoarse, 23 Oinked.

Down: 1 Intone, 2 Steerage, 3 Idiocy, 4 Aswarm, 5 NATO, 6 Aerier, 13 Sandbank, 15 Bamboo, 16 Socket, 17 Tattoo, 18 Azalea, 20 Lira.