Compact crossword - The Scotsman 04/09/15

04/09/15

04/09/15

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Friday’s puzzle

ACROSS

1 Gelid (anag) (5)

4 Wicket (5)

10 Royal domain (5)

11 Executioner (7)

12 Pamphlet of popular stories (8)

13 Gloomy dean (4)

15 Sputter (6)

17 Goddess of the dawn (6)

19 Medical photograph (1-3)

20 Credulous (4-4)

23 Newly-invented word (7)

24 Muscle (5)

25 Compound of alcohol and acid (5)

26 Town on River Tweed (5)

DOWN

2 Peruvian camel (5)

3 Double-headed weight (4-4)

5 Armoured vehicle (4)

6 Keepsake (7)

7 Not allowing a free market (5-6)

8 Expression of enthusiasm (2,3)

9 Fruitless (11)

14 Fertile female insect (5,3)

16 Fervent (7)

18 PVC (5)

21 Irish poet (5)

22 Gag (4)

Thursday’s solution

Grid G

Across: 1 Vindicated, 7 Snippets, 8 Axed, 9 Imbue, 10 Pretend, 12 Like clockwork, 15 Impinge, 17 Slips, 20 Ends, 21 Amenable, 22 Settlement.

Down: 1 Venom, 2 Neptune, 3 Idea, 4 Abstract, 5 Exact, 6 Leaner, 11 Flagrant, 13 Immune, 14 Welfare, 16 Issue, 18 Pilot, 19 Here.

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