Compact crossword - The Scotsman 10/07/15

10/07/15
10/07/15
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Friday’s puzzle

ACROSS

1 Fussy (5)

4 Precious stone (5)

10 Doubt (5)

11 Makeshift shelter (7)

12 Catenoid (anag) (8)

13 Frame of mind (4)

15 Risk (6)

17 Seek friendship (4,2)

19 Whirlwind instrument (4)

20 Word-blindness (8)

23 Unrestrained (7)

24 Flinch (5)

25 Striving (5)

26 Concede (5)

DOWN

2 Awkward (5)

3 Part of piano (8)

5 Satanic (4)

6 Jaundiced (7)

7 Enclosed playing space (6,5)

8 Give voice to (5)

9 Paternoster (5,6)

14 Attendant (8)

16 Science of animals (7)

18 Lake Malawi’s former name (5)

21 Gaseous element (5)

22 Amalgamate (4)

Thursday’s solution

Across: 1 Out on a limb, 7 Straiten, 8 Iron, 10 Cheered, 12 Concentration, 15 Eternal, 17 Erupt, 20 Tend, 21 Isolated, 22 Truncheons.

Down: 1 Outre, 2 Traffic, 3 Note, 4 Longhorn, 5 Maine, 6 Bolero, 11 Invasion, 13 Outlet, 14 Tornado, 16 Rider, 18 Press, 19 Loth.