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)

10 Lunacy (7)

11 Young marsupial (abbrev) (3)

12 Type of plum (9)

13 Superiority (3-8)

18 A scarlet dyestuff (9)

21 Express disapproval (3)

22 Highest mountain (7)

23 Come and go (5)

24 State of undress (6)

25 Stick (to) (6)

DOWN

1 Contemporary (6)

2 Ill will (7)

3 Small shoot (5)

5 Rhythm (7)

6 Last Greek letter (5)

7 Tried out (6)

8 Military baggage (11)

14 Distinguished (7)

15 Office compartment (7)

16 Test for illness, etc (6)

17 Channel for water (6)

19 Statement of faith (5)

20 Sensational (5)

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.

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.