Compact crossword - The Scotsman 20/06/15

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Saturday’s puzzle

ACROSS

1 Proceed (4,2)

4 African country (6)

9 Work hard (coll) (5)

10 Rotting flesh of a dead animal (7)

11 Hound (3)

12 Closeness (9)

13 Rebuked (11)

18 Dutch city (9)

21 Monopolise (3)

22 A knight of the Round table (7)

23 Girl’s name (5)

24 Give up office (6)

25 Make off hastily (coll) (4,2)

DOWN

1 An Eastern temple (6)

2 Sequin (7)

3 In pole position (2,3)

5 Accuse publicly (7)

6 A thin filled pancake (5)

7 Vexes (6)

8 Oblige (11)

14 Staggers (7)

15 Tire out (7)

16 A food trough for cattle, etc (6)

17 Horrified (6)

19 Arranges (5)

20 An affray (5)

Friday’s solution

Grid E

Across: 1 My eye, 7 Eye-rhyme, 8 Rebec, 10 Shetlander, 12 Write-off, 14 Acne, 16 Mono, 17 Semantic, 20 Theocratic, 23 Chase. 24 Vermouth, 25 Envoy.

Down: 1 Marrow, 2 Yves, 3 Cyst, 4 Break, 5 Syndicate, 6 Hearse, 9 Cheek, 11 Lion-heart, 13 Foe, 15 Magic, 16 Motive, 18 Cheeky, 19 Scoop, 21 Ante, 22 Chin.

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