Compact crossword - The Scotsman 16/03/13

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Saturday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Brings up (5)

7 French novelist (1821-1880) (8)

8 Cram (5)

10 Fleshes out (10)

12 Gives in (8)

14 Manager (4)

16 Melody (4)

17 Devises (6,2)

20 Extraordinary (10)

23 A close-fitting jacket (5)

24 Cost-effective (8)

25 Following (5)

DOWN

1 Makes haste (6)

2 Widespread (4)

3 A thick slice (of cake, etc) (4)

4 Two pints (5)

5 Top flat (9)

6 Constant state (6)

9 Defy (orders, etc) (5)

11 Film scripts (9)

13 Obstruct (3)

15 Full compass (5)

16 Wood (6)

18 A gripping tool (6)

19 Red wine from France (5)

21 Secular (4)

22 Sea-foam (4)

Friday’s solution

Across: 1 Looper, 4 Beetle, 9 Chasm, 10 Owl-moth, 11 Ski, 12 The bottle, 13 Harvest mite, 18 Allergist, 21 Ria, 22 Glucose, 23 Brief, 24 Tsetse, 25 Heresy.

Down: 1 Locust, 2 Ocarina, 3 Emmet, 5 Eelworm, 6 Trout, 7 Echoed, 8 Money spider, 14 Various, 15 Termite, 16 Maggot, 17 Gadfly, 19 Louse, 20 Table.