Compact crossword - The Scotsman 21/12/13

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Saturday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Foreman of a ship’s crew (5)

7 Setter (8)

8 Trails (5)

10 Frugal (10)

12 Rapacious (8)

14 Mythical Greek hero (4)

16 Notify in advance (4)

17 Sell cheaply (8)

20 German cabbage dish (10)

23 Become aware (5)

24 Refinement (8)

25 Swagger (5)

DOWN

1 Nocturnal animal (6)

2 Advise strongly (4)

3 Official robe (4)

4 Foam (5)

5 Type of gaming with cards (9)

6 Long-winded (6)

9 Deficient (5)

11 Propositions (9)

13 Vase (3)

15 Planet (5)

16 Dissolute (6)

18 Flair (6)

19 Tapestry (5)

21 Torture (4)

22 Printed matter (4)

Friday’s solution

Across: 1 Pin-ups, 4 Nosh-up, 9 Phlox, 10 Inkspot, 11 Elm, 12 Liverwort, 13 Copper-beech, 18 Constrict, 21 See, 22 Chronic, 23 Liana, 24 Ashram, 25 Update.

Down: 1 Pepper, 2 Nelumbo,

3 Pixel, 5 Oak tree, 6 Hippo, 7 Potato, 8 Silver-birch, 14 Petunia, 15 Cassava, 16 Acacia, 17 Sesame, 19 North, 20 Tulip.

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