Compact crossword - The Scotsman 04/10/13

04/10/13
04/10/13
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Friday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Soft body tissue (5)

4 Oxygenating fluid (5)

10 Sign on (5)

11 White ant (7)

12 Swap (8)

13 Place of trade (4)

15 Provide (6)

17 Request (6)

19 Nobleman (4)

20 Liquid appetiser (8)

23 Division of a book (7)

24 Stanza (5)

25 High interest rate (5)

26 Sun-dried brick (5)

DOWN

2 Ode (5)

3 Part of a word (8)

5 Traditional learning (4)

6 Japanese island (7)

7 Rome-scot (6,5)

8 Podium (5)

9 Politely disagree (3,2,6)

14 Rebuked (8)

16 Possibly (7)

18 Glowing particle (5)

21 Broth (anag) (5)

22 Mix (4)

Thursday’s solution

Across: 1 Prodigious, 7 Oddballs, 8 Dram, 9 Yeats, 10 Digress, 12 Condescending, 15 Stetson, 17 Gnome, 20 Braw, 21 Indigent, 22 Methuselah.

Down: 1 Padre, 2 Orbited, 3 Ills, 4 Inspired, 5 Under, 6 Damson, 11 Astonish, 13 Outcry, 14 Donegal, 16 Tawse, 18 Munch, 19 Odds.