Compact crossword - The Scotsman 11/07/15

Saturday’s puzzle

ACROSS

7 Understand (coll) (3,3,7)

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9 Hurting (7)

10 Search thoroughly (5)

11 Confederate (4)

12 Ineffectual people (coll) (5)

13 Natural aptitude (5)

12 Individual performance (4)

21 Governs (5)

22 Disinterred (7)

23 Accept one’s lot (2,4,3,4)

DOWN

1 Intellectual (7)

2 Alarm (7)

3 Mountain range (5)

4 Element (7)

5 Heathen (5)

6 Business transactions (5)

8 Superb (11)

13 Small private rooms (7)

14 Prescription (7)

15 Information (7)

18 Boasts (5)

19 Circus performer (5)

20 Precepitous (5)

Friday’s solution

Grid B

Across: 1 Picky, 4 Beryl, 10 Query, 11 Twigloo, 12 Actioned, 13 Mood, 15 Hazard, 17 Cosy up, 19 Oboe, 20 Dyslexia, 23 Riotous, 24 Wince, 25 Vying, 26 Grant.

Down: 2 Inept, 3 Keyboard, 5 Evil, 6 Yellowy, 7 Squash court, 8 Utter, 9 Lord’s Prayer, 14 Follower, 16 Zoology, 18 Nyasa, 21 Xenon, 22 Join.