Compact crossword - The Scotsman 12/06/15

Friday’s puzzle

12/06/15
12/06/15

ACROSS

1 Increasing (5)

4 Pale (5)

10 Higher (5)

11 Burning mountain (7)

12 Artificial eloquence (8)

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13 Sidepiece of a door (4)

15 Lethargic person (6)

17 Claim (6)

19 Slim (4)

20 Reached most exciting point (8)

23 Rumbles (anag) (7)

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24 Thread (5)

25 Raising agent (5)

26 Bravery (5)

DOWN

2 Small isolated hill (5)

3 Hypnotic (8)

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5 Wait on telephone (4)

6 Light scone (7)

7 Vitreous silica (6,5)

8 Shaped like an egg (5)

9 Dual purpose (6-5)

14 Full beam (anag) (8)

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16 Find the size (7)

18 Exaltation (5)

21 Three-masted vessel (5)

22 Wader (4)

Thursday’s solution

Grid G

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Across: 1 Goalkeeper, 7 Impotent, 8 Elan, 9 Sneak, 10 Tantrum, 12 On solid ground, 15 Striker, 17 If not, 20 Diva, 21 Indirect, 22 Book-keeper.

Down: 1 Gamin, 2 Avocado, 3 Knew, 4 Estranged, 5 Evert, 6 Saturn, 11 Limerick, 13 Nitwit, 14 Offer up, 16 Idaho, 18 Occur, 19 Idle.