Compact crossword - The Scotsman 01/07/13

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Monday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

7 Watch fire (6)

8 Male servant (6)

9 Ice-cream cornet (4)

10 Profitable (8)

11 Senior journalist (6)

12 Canoed (anag) (6)

14 Cathedral town in Mid-Wales (6)

17 Eel (6)

19 A smiley (8)

21 Scheming (2,2)

22 Tetragonal mineral (6)

23 Port in central Italy (6)

DOWN

1 Moment (6)

2 Choosing the best of everything (8)

3 Make beloved (6)

4 Having existed a long time (3-3)

5 Triad (4)

6 Hooded cloak (6)

13 Broadcast (8)

15 Stay (6)

16 Creed (6)

17 Informal discussion (6)

18 Range (6)

20 Drawing pin (4)

Saturday’s solution

Across: 1 Drift, 4 Stack, 10 Rapid, 11 Drummer, 12 Linoleum, 13 Warn, 15 Towers, 17 Rhythm, 19 Rapt, 20 Succinct, 23 Abounds,
24 Seine, 25 Stage, 26 Stunt.

Down: 2 Ripen, 3 Fiddlers, 5 Thug, 6 Compact, 7 Proletariat, 8 Odium, 9 Transmitted, 14 Thickset, 16 Wipe out, 18 Quest, 21 Nairn, 22 Snug.

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