Compact crossword - The Scotsman 20/08/13

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Tuesday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

8 Pique (3)

9 Non-members (9)

10 Armpit (5)

11 Set in action (7)

12 Precarious (8)

14 Fit out (4)

15 College fellows (4)

16 One shipwrecked in a desolate place (8)

20 Penetrated (7)

21 Savoury meat-jelly (5)

23 Disgust (9)

24 Ready (3)

DOWN

1 New growth (6)

2 Walk bouncily (4)

3 A pen for cattle (6)

4 Skill in government (13)

5 Very angry (coll) (5)

6 Row of bushes serving as a fence (8)

7 A place of retreat (6)

13 Imagine (8)

15 Take one’s leave (6)

17 Aims (6)

18 Fast sailing vessels (6)

19 A graduated measure (5)

22 Proceed (4)

Monday’s solution

Across: 1 Far-off, 4 Confer, 9 Upfront, 10 Final, 11 Feral, 12 Farrago, 13 Fortunately, 18 Frantic, 20 Flute, 22 Croft, 23 En effet, 24 Titfer, 25 Factor.

Down: 1 Fluffy, 2 Refer, 3 Froglet, 5 Offer, 6 Fantail, 7 Roll-on, 8 Stiffnecked, 14 Of a sort, 15 Taffeta, 16 Offcut, 17 Fester, 19 Title, 21 Unfit.

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