Compact crossword - The Scotsman 26/05/14

HERE is today’s puzzle

Compact crossword

ACROSS

1. Divulge (6)

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4. Means of attack (6)

9. Rocket-launcher (7)

10. Fool (5)

11. Scour (5)

12. Of a dean (7)

13. Vehicle for a cannon (3,8)

18. Whaling missile (7)

20. Eyeshield (5)

22. Arrow (5)

23. Resentment (7)

24. Espionage (6)

25. Crumbling decay in wood (3,3)

DOWN

1. Sturdy (6)

2. Alternative spelling for 20 across (5)

3. Protozoic (7)

5. Short sword (5)

6. Former German coin (7)

7. Petroleum jelly (6)

8. Small bomb (4,7)

14. Unprepared (7)

15. Conqueror (7)

16. Macaque (6)

17. Former Chancellor of West Germany (6)

19. Of cereals (5)

21. Long weapon (5)

Saturday’s solution:

Across: 1 Seduce, 4 Specie, 9 Aisle, 10 Prosper, 11 Era, 12 Permanent, 13 Proficiency, 18 Vindicate, 21 Emu, 22 Dispute, 23 Vital, 24 Dolmen, 25 Python. Down: 1 Staged, 2 Despair, 3 Creep, 5 Profane, 6 Copse, 7 Errata, 8 Appreciated, 14 Failure, 15 Cheetah, 16 Evaded, 17 Sullen, 19 Nasal, 20 Envoy.