Compact crossword - The Scotsman 11/07/14

11/07/14
11/07/14
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Friday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Voting agent (5)

4 Cry of a duck (5)

10 Purchaser (5)

11 Member of Protestant church (coll) (3,4)

12 Carbon _ (8)

13 Bark (4)

15 Nine days of devotion (6)

17 Ox-bird (6)

19 Small (4)

20 Cold ocean current (8)

23 Defensive mistake (3,4)

24 Cover (5)

25 Dowdy woman (5)

26 NE African country (5)

DOWN

2 Imitation silk (5)

3 Photocopying (8)

5 Accustomed (4)

6 Of part of the eye (7)

7 Extreme aversion (11)

8 Root vegetable (5)

9 Stock (4,2,5)

14 Mixing up (8)

16 Wine merchant (7)

18 Cricket fielding position (5)

21 Illuminated (3,2)

22 Camera lens (4)

Thursday’s solution

Across: 1 Greenhouse, 17 Falls out, 8 Oxen, 9 Serve, 10 Differs, 12 Down to the wire, 15 Clearly, 17 Annoy, 20 Inch, 21 Trapezes, 22 Crystal set.

Down: 1 Grate, 2 Enliven, 3 Nook, 4 Outright, 5 Scoff, 6 Bearer, 11 Pollutes, 13 Oblong, 14 Wanders, 16 Abhor, 18 Overt, 19 Data.