Compact crossword - The Scotsman 15/10/13

Tuesday’s puzzle...

15/10/13

ACROSS

8 Prison (coll) (3)

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9 Pupil (9)

10 Total (5)

11 Mistrust (7)

12 Gave effect to (8)

14 Article (4)

15 Attract (4)

16 Bore the expense (of) (8)

20 Surplus (7)

21 Track (of a hunted animal) (5)

23 English city (9)

24 Chimney-pot (3)

DOWN

1 Lay blame on (6)

2 Draw together (4)

3 Money-lender (6)

4 Sofas (13)

5 Slack (5)

6 Expressed disapproval (8)

7 Common practice (6)

13 Terrifying (8)

15 Straightaway (6)

16 Shellfish (6)

18 Audacious (6)

19 Worship (5)

22 Some time ago (4)

Monday’s solution

Across: 1 Tsk tsk, 4 Hickok, 9 Akihito, 10 Kraal, 11 Knead, 12 Kon-Tiki, 13 Know by sight, 18 Askance, 20 Kukri, 22 Kudos, 23 Booking, 24 Skylab, 25 Kersey.

Down: 1 Tracks, 2 Knife, 3 Skiddaw, 5 Ink in, 6 Knavish, 7 Kelvin, 8 Donkey derby, 14 Nakedly, 15 Irksome, 16 Fawkes, 17 Kingly, 19 Nesta, 21 Kriss.