Compact Crossword - The Scotsman 16/08/13

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Friday’s puzzle...

Across

1 Fop (5)

7 Supersonic airliner (8)

8 Frumpish (5)

10 Upset (10)

12 Impasse (8)

14 Wooded hollow (4)

16 Manufactured (4)

17 Appendix (8)

20 Loiter (5-5)

23 Assessed (5)

24 Blossomed (8)

25 Viper (5)

DOWN

1 Evaded (6)

2 Ken ____, comedian (4)

3 Fool (4)

4 Performed (5)

5 Progress towards climax (9)

6 Outdated (6)

9 Surrender (5)

11 Yellow flower (9)

13 Rotter (3)

15 Gave out (5)

16 Adapt (6)

18 Person looking after children (6)

19 Printed (5)

21 Yemeni port (4)

22 Enclosed area (4)

Thursday’s solution

Across: 7 Ibis, 8 Exciting, 9 Colon, 10 Boycott, 12 Pen, 13 Flattered, 16 Melbourne, 17 Fen, 19 Collide, 21 Fraud, 23 Preserve, 24 Slew. Down: 1 Obsolete, 2 Ascot, 3 Ben, 4 Accosting, 5 Stocked, 6 Knit, 11 Flounders, 14 Executed, 15 Abolish, 18 Gross, 20 Ogre, 22 Den.

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