Compact crossword - The Scotsman 15/07/13

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Monday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Privilege (10)

8 Japanese island (7)

9 North American Indian (5)

10 Prudish (4)

11 Bracken (4)

12 1 down, 19, 16, 6 (1,1,1)

14 Try again (6)

15 Evoke (6)

18 Small cask (3)

20 Percussion instrument (4)

21 Scandinavian capital (4)

23 Bracing air (5)

24 Bloodsucker (7)

25 Postponing (10)

DOWN

1 Of the UK (7)

2 20 quires (4)

3 Paradise (6)

4 Linen say (anag) (8)

5 Destructive weapon (1-4)

6 Pot-belly (11)

7 Hangman (11)

13 City in California (3,5)

16 Choosing actors (7)

17 Wobble (6)

19 Wide (5)

22 Zulu warriors (4)

Saturday’s solution

Across: 7 Man of the cloth, 9 Ruinous, 10 Elude, 11 Veer, 12 Breed, 16 Major, 17 Scam, 21 Tulle, 22 In range, 23 Compassionate.

Down: 1 Improve, 2 Enticed, 3 Afoot, 4 Schemes, 5 Bogus, 6 Shred, 8 Histrionics, 13 Lateral, 14 Scandal, 15 Impeded, 18 Stock,

19 Clamp, 20 Brook.