Compact Crossword - The Scotsman 14/10/13

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Monday’s puzzle...

Across

1 Exclamation expressing annoyance (3,3)

4 Wild Bill ______, US folk hero (6)

9 Emperor of Japan (7)

10 South African village (5)

11 Work dough (5)

12 Thor Heyerdahl’s craft (3-4)

13 Recognise ( 4,2,5)

18 Obliquely (7)

20 Gurkha knife (5)

22 Prestige (5)

23 Reservation (7)

24 Experimental space station (6)

25 Coarse woollen cloth (6)

DOWN

1 Trails (6)

2 Stab (5)

3 Cumbrian mountain (7)

5 Make solid blocks of colour (3,2)

6 Rascally (7)

7 Temperature scale (6)

8 Races by contestants on asses (6,5)

14 Barely (7)

15 Annoying (7)

16 Guy _______, conspirator (6)

17 Regal (6)

19 Stane (anag), girl’s name (5)

21 _____ Akabusi, athlete (5)

Saturday’s solution

Across: Trails, 4 Acacia, 9 Irony, 10 Earwigs, 11 But, 12 Lethargic, 13 Deteriorating, 18 Narcissus, 21 Rut, 22 Divorce, 23 Infer, 24 Mutual, 25 Played. Down: 1 Trilby, 2 Apostle, 3 Loyal, 5 Corsair, 6 Cling, 7 Alsace, 8 Westminster, 14 Eritrea, 15 Thrifty, 16 Anadem, 17 Stored, 19 Rivet, 20 Spill.