Compact Crossword - The Scotsman 05/10/13

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Saturday’s puzzle...

Across

7 Breakfast dish (9,4)

9 Skilled worker (7)

10 Instigate (5)

11 Hit (4)

12 Ferry port (5)

16 Telephone box (5)

17 Bundle (of hay, etc) (4)

21 A badger-like animal (5)

22 Raids (7)

23 Armed services (7,6)

Down

1 Obliquely (7)

2 Indulge (7)

3 Wrong (5)

4 Has a high opinion of (7)

5 North African country (5)

6 Devotional hymn (5)

8 Dublin Bay prawn (11)

13 Ready to act (7)

14 A hot pepper sauce (7)

15 Stick to one’s guns (7)

18 Coarse (5)

19 Rigid (5)

20 Constellation (5)

Friday’s solution

Across: 1 Flesh, 4 Blood, 10 Enrol, 11 Termite, 12 Exchange,

13 Mart, 15 Supply, 17 Demand,

19 Earl, 20 Aperitif, 23 Chapter, 24 Verse, 25 Usury, 26 Adobe.

Down: 2 Lyric, 3 Syllable, 5 Lore, 6 Okinawa, 7 Peter’s pence,

8 Stage, 9 Beg to differ,

14 Reproved, 16 Perhaps,

18 Spark, 21 Throb, 22 Stir.