Compact Crossword - The Scotsman 20/07/13

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Saturday’s puzzle...

Across

1 Noblemen (6)

4 Beams of light (6)

9 Reschedule (5)

10 Went for a stroll (7)

11 Pleasure (3)

12 Postponement (9)

13 Substitute (11)

18 Sepulchre (9)

21 A large cask (3)

22 Ancient (7)

23 Knick-knack (5)

24 Massages (6)

25 Put off (6)

DOWN

1 Grieving (6)

2 Love affair (7)

3 Renowned (5)

5 Run-of-the-mill (7)

6 Mistaken (5)

7 Unflappable (6)

8 Expertise (11)

14 Skin-tight acrobat’s garment (7)

15 Inborn (7)

16 Go on board ship (6)

17 Ruined (6)

19 An open sore (6)

20 Book of the Old Testament (5)

Friday’s solution

Across: 1 Bribe, 7 Brouhaha, 8 Oribi, 10 Yarborough, 12 Backbone, 14 Bard, 16 Boil, 17 Aberdeen, 20 Rubber band, 23 Tribe, 24 Acerbity, 25 Abbey.

Down: 1 Baobab, 2 Baby, 3 Drub, 4 Burro, 5 Tabulated, 6 Bathed, 9 Iambi, 11 Scribbled, 13 Nib, 15 Brunt, 16 Barman, 18 Naseby, 19 Derby, 21 Bute, 22 Drab.

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