Compact crossword - The Scotsman 05/05/14

05/05/14
05/05/14
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Monday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

7 Forge (6)

8 Small peg (6)

9 Oil pit (4)

10 I a barker (anag) (3-5)

11 Entirely (2,4)

12 Pinpoint (6)

14 Fireman (6)

17 Palm-leaf fan (6)

19 Act of drawing (8)

21 Crossbar (4)

22 Sharp struggle (6)

23 Expenditure (6)

DOWN

1 Call in question (6)

2 Regulating device (8)

3 Generator (6)

4 Star-shaped (6)

5 Fibber (4)

6 Hollow (6)

13 Cement (8)

15 Force that produces rotation (6)

16 Attacker (6)

17 Cogwheel (6)

18 Heat and cool in order to soften (6)

20 Form using a mould (4)

Saturday’s solution

Across: 1 Ebony, 4 Array, 10 Alarm, 11 Seville, 12 Intercom, 13 Ague, 15 Genius, 17 Belong, 19 Rare, 20 Elongate, 23 Chortle, 24 Shape, 25 Skirt, 26 Angel.

Down: 2 Blast, 3 Numerous, 5 Rave, 6 Allegro, 7 Saving grace, 8 Ascot, 9 Beleaguered, 14 Tennyson, 16 Norfolk, 18 Sleek, 21 Awake, 22 Stir.