Compact Crossword - The Scotsman 07/09/13

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Saturday’s puzzle...

Across

7 World-wide (13)

9 Makes louder (5,2)

10 Besiege (5)

11 Large flightless birds (4)

12 Coupling (5)

16 A donkey (5)

17 Gorse (4)

21 Stationary (5)

22 Put in order (7)

23 Prayers (13)

Down

1 Wine merchant (7)

2 Breast-bone (7)

3 Overwhelm (5)

4 Nowhere to be found (7)

5 Get one’s back up (5)

6 Be on fire (5)

8 Suitable (11)

13 Stern (7)

14 Irish river (7)

15 Let go (7)

18 Courteous (5)

19 Trivial (5)

20 Money (coll) (5)

Friday’s solution

Across: 1 Spasm, 4 Quids,

10 Rioja, 11 Testudo, 12 Scot-free, 13 Slav, 15 Castle, 17 Ramsey,

19 Town, 20 Port Erin,

23 Exigent, 24 Blaze,

25 Slily (or slyly), 26 Knots.

Down: 2 Photo, 3 Snaefell,

5 Unst, 6 Douglas, 7 Grass-cutter, 8 Strew, 9 Conveyancer,

14 Waste bin, 16 Sawmill,

18 Booth, 21 Roast, 22 Peel.