Compact Crossword - The Scotsman 29/04/13

Monday’s puzzle...

Across

1 Vend again (6)

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4 Too (2,4)

9 Blood clots (7)

10 Semi-desert in southern Israel (5)

11 Cavalry weapon (5)

12 Cumbrian mountain (7)

13 Coins are thrown into it for luck (7,4)

18 Component part (7)

20 Fodder plant (5)

22 Moral principle (5)

23 Liquid lost (7)

24 Amy _, US poet (6)

25 Anna _, novelist (6)

DOWN

1 Count again (6)

2 Foghorn (5)

3 London borough (7)

5 Mr Claus (5)

6 Female gamete (3,4)

7 Sir Bernard _, astronomer (6)

8 Recount one’s amatory exploits (4,3,4,)

14 Skating exhibition (3,4)

15 Wellbeing (7)

16 Occurred (6)

17 Poorly (6)

19 Outshine (5)

21 Heaps (anag) (5)

Saturday’s solution

Across: 1 Regale, 4 Pastor, 9 Point, 10 Appeals, 11 Dip, 12 Ransacked, 13 Reverential, 18 Thespians, 21 Rip, 22 Classic, 23 Amble, 24 Overdo, 25 Nettle. Down: 1 Rapids, 2 Glimpse, 3 Later, 5 Asphalt, 6 Track, 7 Reside, 8 Maintenance, 14 Exposed, 15 Acrobat, 16 Stucco, 17 Sphere, 19 Erase, 20 Shape.