Compact crossword - The Scotsman 26/09/2012

Wednesday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

7 Rub a cloth over (4)

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8 On ___ _____, on credit (3,5)

9 Guiltless (5)

10 Open insult (7)

12 Green prefix (3)

13 Running fast (9)

16 Rise in prices (9)

17 Ovum (3)

19 Try to cope (7)

21 Use more than needed (5)

23 Soap lids (anag) (8)

24 Single item (4)

DOWN

1 Cooking vessel (8)

2 Slacken (5)

3 Greek H (3)

4 Associate (9)

5 Money for ___ ___ (3,4)

6 Machinegun (4)

11 Without flavour (9)

14 Hit grain (anag) (5,3)

15 Mistakes (4-3)

18 Imprecise (5)

20 Incursion (4)

22 Dutch ___ disease (3)

Tuesday’s solution

Across: 1 Diminishes, 8 Confide, 9 Amigo, 10 Orts, 11 Glad, 12 Sob, 14 Andrew, 15 Ensign, 18 Sub, 20 Orra, 21 Spat, 23 Ibsen,

24 Tends to, 25 Intercedes. 
Down: 1 Donated, 2 Main, 3 Needle, 4 Standing, 5 Emits, 6 Scholarship, 7 Combination, 13 Denounce, 16 Imposes, 17 Critic, 19 Bosun, 22 Enid.