Compact Crossword - The Scotsman 03/05/14

03/05/14
03/05/14
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Saturday’s puzzle

Across

1 A dense black wood (5)

4 Deck out (5)

10 Frighten (5)

11 Spanish city (7)

12 An office phone system (8)

13 A shivering fit (4)

15 Very clever person (6)

17 Be part of (6)

19 Uncommon (4)

20 Extend (8)

23 A low, deep laugh (7)

24 To fashion (5)

25 Garment (5)

26 Cherub (5)

DOWN

2 A gust of wind (5)

3 Countless (8)

5 Fulminate (4)

6 Brisk movement (mus) (7)

7 A redeeming feature (6,5)

8 A type of necktie (5)

9 Under a lot of pressure (11)

14 Poet Laureate (1850-92) (8)

16 English county (7)

18 Smooth and glossy (5)

21 Alert (5)

22 Begin to move (4)

Friday’s solution

Across: 7 Bible-thumping,

9 Coarser, 10 India, 11 Noah,

12 Skate, 16 Grail, 17 Dean,

21 Cross, 22 Holster, 23 Roman Catholic. Down: 1 Abscond,

2 Abraham, 3 Deist, 4 Impiety,

5 Hindu, 6 Ogham, 8 Hare Krishna, 13 Present, 14 Gentile, 15 Unfrock, 18 Score, 19 Dogma, 20 Alpha.