Compact crossword - The Scotsman, 30/10/12

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Tuesday’s puzzle...

Across

1 Statement of facts (6)

4 Outlook (6)

9 Patron (7)

10 Harmful gas (5)

11 Diaphanous (5)

12 Warship (7)

13 Companies (11)

18 Stanza (7)

20 Asphalt (5)

22 Brass neck (coll) (5)

23 Merchants (7)

24 Strait in southern England (6)

25 Filament (6)

DOWN

1 Stand one’s ground (6)

2 Explore (5)

3 Detachment (7)

5 Commotion (5)

6 Touching (7)

7 Hypothesis (6)

8 Headlong (11)

14 Impartial (7)

15 Indict (7)

16 Tantrums (6)

17 Pursued (6)

19 Stay in bed (3,2)

21 Subject matter (5)

Monday’s solution

ACROSS: 8 Emu, 9 Hindrance, 10 Nepal, 11 Ongoing, 12 Scottish, 14 Safe, 15 Ewer, 16 Adjacent, 20 Premier, 21 Razor, 23 Saturated, 24 SPL.

DOWN: 1 Keynes, 2 Quip, 3 Chalet, 4 Inconsiderate, 5 Dregs, 6 Envisage, 7 League, 13 Operetta, 15 Expose, 17 Abrade, 18 Thrill, 19 Fibre, 22 Zest.