Compact Crossword - The Scotsman 25/06/13

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Tuesday’s puzzle...

Across

8 On the other hand (3)

9 Pillaged (9)

10 Unoccupied (5)

11 Cattle stealer (US) (7)

12 Academic class (8)

14 A large-headed nail (4)

15 Sleeping-berth (4)

16 Fetters (8)

20 Travesty (7)

21 Prodded (5)

23 Presiding officer (9)

24 Place (3)

DOWN

1 Inattentive (6)

2 Prevent (4)

3 Entreaty (6)

4 Invasions (13)

5 Motive (5)

6 Emaciated (8)

7 Worshipped (6)

13 Large beer mugs (8)

15 Turn out to be (6)

17 Frolics (6)

18 Staid (6)

19 Fencing weapon (5)

22 Flat-topped peaked cap (4)

Monday’s solution

Across: 1 Weasel, 4 Tomcat, 9 Manatee, 10 Shrew, 11 Abler, 12 Polecat, 13 Killer whale, 18 Chamois,

20 Moose, 22 Okapi, 23 Antbear, 24 Thesis, 25 Truant. Down: 1 Wombat, 2 Annul, 3 Enthral, 5 Ousel,

6 Caracal, 7 Tewits, 8 Leopard seal, 14 In a rage, 15 Hamster, 16 Act out, 17 Ferret, 19 Oribi, 21 Omega.