Compact crossword - The Scotsman 29/05/12

Tuesday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

8 Tatter (3)

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9 Throw down the gauntlet (9)

10 Follow step by step (5)

11 Well-bred (7)

12 Virginity (8)

14 Move in a stream (4)

15 Nimble (4)

16 Incline (8)

20 Make fun of (7)

21 Informed (5)

23 A beggar (9)

24 Share (coll) (3)

DOWN

1 Reviewer (6)

2 Indian city, the site of the Taj Mahal (4)

3 Tone of voice (6)

4 Relation by marriage (8-2-3)

5 Flash of light (5)

6 Be the basis of (8)

7 Associate (6)

13 Bitter resentment (8)

15 Grave (6)

17 Scarcity (6)

18 Formal agreement (6)

19 Subject matter (5)

22 Cunning (4)

Monday’s solution

Across: 1 Citrus, 4 Nestor, 9 Panther, 10 Gamut, 11 Ascot, 12 Warbler, 13 Machine code, 18 Hastier, 20 Libra, 22 My eye, 23 Osmosis, 24 Sleuth, 25 Falcon. Down: 1 Cephas, 2 Tunic, 3 Unhitch, 5 Elgar, 6 Tumbled, 7 Retire, 8 Drawing-room, 14 Austere, 15 Columba, 16 Shamus, 17 Damson, 19 Inept, 21 Basic.