Compact crossword - The Scotsman 07/01/2012

Saturday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Tract of soft, wet ground (6)

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4 Bid good day (to) (6)

9 Contributor (5)

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10 Lunacy (7)

11 Young marsupial (abbrev) (3)

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12 Type of plum (9)

13 Superiority (3-8)

18 A scarlet dyestuff (9)

21 Express disapproval (3)

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22 Highest mountain (7)

23 Come and go (5)

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24 State of undress (6)

25 Stick (to) (6)

DOWN

1 Contemporary (6)

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2 Ill will (7)

3 Small shoot (5)

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5 Rhythm (7)

6 Last Greek letter (5)

7 Tried out (6)

8 Military baggage (11)

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14 Distinguished (7)

15 Office compartment (7)

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16 Test for illness, etc (6)

17 Channel for water (6)

19 Statement of faith (5)

20 Sensational (5)

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Friday’s solution

Across: 1 Geese, 7 Vehement, 8 Expel, 10 Deep-freeze, 12 Emergent, 14 Fret, 16 Pest, 17 Reddened, 20 Well-heeled, 23 Defer, 24 Ensemble, 25 Breve.

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Down: 1 Greece, 2 Sled, 3 Keep, 4 Merry, 5 Deterrent, 6 Street, 9 Ledge, 11 Senseless, 13 Née, 15 Edged, 16 Pewter, 18 Decree, 19 Theme, 21 Eels, 22 Deer.