Compact crossword - The Scotsman 10/09/2012

Monday’s puzzle.

Across

1 Detestable (10)

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8 Figure built in winter (7)

9 Graphic (5)

10 Keen about (4)

11 Daze (4)

12 Zodiacal lion (3)

14 Charles George ______, general (6)

15 Compiler (6)

18 Steal (3)

20 Girl’s toy (4)

21 Sullen (4)

23 Inner pain (5)

24 Occidental (7)

25 Half of the world (10)

DOWN

1 Top dare (anag) (7)

2 Units of resistance (4)

3 Inherent (6)

4 Ahead of the times (8)

5 Even (5)

6 What seller wants for article (6,5)

7 Court suspension (11)

13 Cousin of Esther (OT) (8)

16 Liquid hydrocarbon (7)

17 Explode (4,2)

19 Pretty girl (5)

22 Ait (4)

Saturday’s solution

Across: 7 Excommunicate, 9 Opulent, 10 Moved, 11 Edge, 12 Crest, 16 Topic, 17 Area, 21 Hovel, 22 Healing, 23 Perpendicular.

Down: 1 Devoted, 2 Scourge, 3 Impel, 4 Dismiss, 5 Valve, 6 Ready, 8 Untarnished, 13 Collies, 14 Article, 15 Calgary, 18 Shape,
19 Avert, 20 Catch.