Compact Crossword - The Scotsman 15/05/13

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Wednesday’s puzzle...

Across

1 Royal attendant (8)

5 Smart boy? (4)

9 ______ girl (5)

10 Street repairer (7)

11 Clippie (3,9)

13 Aimless stroll (6)

14 Guest (6)

17 Inductors (12)

20 Keep going (5,2)

21 Indian prince (5)

22 Boaz’s wife (4)

23 Milk industry employee (8)

DOWN

1 Cook (4)

2 Not healthy (7)

3 Person studying poisons (12)

4 Knight-______(6)

6 Restrict (5)

7 Perverse (8)

8 Maker (12)

12 Artist removing clothes (8)

15 Conrad novel (4,3)

16 ______ Lee, US singer (6)

18 Factor (5)

19 Persian governor (4)

Tuesday’s solution

Across: 1 Regime, 4 Afford, 9 Gleaner, 10 Alter, 11 Extra, 12 Awkward, 13 Receptacles, 18 Macabre, 20 Carve, 22 Acute, 23 Climber, 24 Trendy, 25 Pelted. Down: 1 Regret, 2 Great, 3 Mundane, 5 Flask, 6 Outrage, 7 Deride, 8 Break the ice, 14 Exclude, 15 Cocaine, 16 Impact, 17 Veered, 19 Blend, 21 Rebut.