Compact crossword - The Scotsman 17/07/15

Friday’s puzzle

17/07/15

ACROSS

1 Speedy (5)

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7 Modified (8)

8 Leg joint (5)

10 Fielder (5,5)

12 Disfiguring (8)

14 Exuded (4)

16 Egyptian port (4)

17 Tempuras (anag) 8)

20 City in Hampshire (10)

23 Firearm (5)

24 Fluorescent light (4,4)

25 Unusually (5)

DOWN

1 Quivered (6)

2 Cabbage (4)

3 Mock (4)

4 Room (5)

5 Salesman (9)

6 Loved (6)

9 Precise (5)

11 Poatmeridian (9)

13 Short sleep (3)

15 Bullock (5)

16 Stitching (6)

18 Wretchedness (6)

19 Total (5)

21 Several (4)

22 Peel (4)

Thursday’s solution

Across: 7 Smut, 8 Loophole, 9 Brood, 10 Upgrade, 12 Spy, 13 Partridge, 16 Provident, 17 Ply, 19 Paucity, 21 Rigid, 23 Dotterel, 24 Lull.

Down 1 Improper, 2 Strop, 3 Sly, 4 Competent, 5 Chervil, 6 Glad, 11 Mandatory, 14 Gullible, 15 Evocate, 18 Field, 20 Avow, 22 Fly.