Compact Crossword - The Scotsman 19/07/13

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Friday’s puzzle...

Across

1 Inducement (5)

7 Uproar (8)

8 Small African antelope (5)

10 Hand containing no cards above nine (10)

12 Spine (8)

14 Poet (4)

16 Bubble up (4)

17 The Granite City (8)

20 Elasticated loop (6,4)

23 Clan (5)

24 Bitterness (8)

25 Large church (5)

DOWN

1 Tropical tree (6)

2 Newborn child (4)

3 Beat in a fight (4)

4 Donkey (5)

5 Arranged systematically (9)

6 Washed (6)

9 Metrical feet (5)

11 Scrawled (9)

13 Pen-point (3)

15 Main force of a blow (5)

16 Pub worker (6)

18 Battle site in Northamptonshire (6)

19 Epsom horserace (5)

21 Argyll and ____ (4)

22 Gloomy (4)

Thursday’s solution

Across: 7 Fret, 8 Ripostes, 9 Angry, 10 Penalty, 12 Why, 13 Character, 16 Procuring, 17 Shy, 19 Iguanas, 21 Score, 23 Debonair, 24 Mien. Down: 1 Trencher, 2 Stork, 3 Wry, 4 Appearing, 5 Askance, 6 Jest, 11 Charlatan, 14 Exhorted, 15 Ecuador, 18 Scamp, 20 Ghee, 22 Dry.