Compact crossword - The Scotsman 30/07/13

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Tuesday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Keep to oneself (10)

8 Continuing (2-5)

9 Imitate (5)

10 Compress (4)

11 Norse god (4)

12 Produce an effect (3)

14 Small bays (6)

15 Sprain (6)

18 Near the stern (3)

20 Oldest son of Isaac (OT) (4)

21 The Three Wise Men (NT) (4)

23 Intend (5)

24 Swagger (7)

25 Public transport vehicle (7-3)

DOWN

1 Enchanting (7)

2 Pin down (4)

3 Eastern temple (6)

4 Leading light (8)

5 Ballroom dance (5)

6 Intricate (6,5)

7 Conifers (6,5)

13 Immaterial (8)

16 Shades of difference (7)

17 Specimen (6)

19 Instruct (5)

22 Rebuff (4)

Monday’s solution

Across: 7 Acetic, 8 Usance, 9 Zinc, 10 Take care, 11 Cellar, 12 Ounces, 14 Cleric, 17 Cockle, 19 Acanthus, 21 Lack, 22 Fencer, 23 Recite.

Down: 1 Scribe, 2 Stickler, 3 Scoter, 4 Cuckoo, 5 Talc, 6 Scarce, 13 Necklace, 15 Locket, 16 Cohort, 17 Castro, 18 Locate, 20 Nick.