Compact Crossword - The Scotsman 12/07/13

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Friday’s puzzle...

Across

1 Buffoon (5)

4 Dolt (5)

10 Florentine iris (5)

11 Defraud (7)

12 Deliverance (8)

13 Couple (4)

15 Buffoons (6)

17 ______ Marcos, deposed Filipino president’s wife (6)

19 Confidence trick (4)

20 Dolt (8)

23 Printing-plate (7)

24 Foolish (5)

25 Pessimist (5)

26 Web-footed birds (5)

DOWN

2 Persuaded (5)

3 Know-all (8)

5 Wet person (coll) (4)

6 Eccentric person (7)

7 Professional fool (5,6)

8 Stimulate (5)

9 Buffoon (5-6)

14 Fool (8)

16 Roguishness (7)

18 Feeble-minded person (5)

21 Welsh surname (5)

22 Needle-case (4)

Thursday’s solution

Across: 1 Securities, 7 Imprison, 8 Rill, 9 Snail, 10 Cyclone, 12 Roller-coaster, 15 Version,

17 Sprat, 20 Cool, 21 Eggheads, 22 Consistent. Down: 1 Simon, 2 Cordial, 3 Risk, 4 Tennyson, 5 Enrol, 6 Blonde, 11 Troopers, 13 Ocelot, 14 Supreme, 16 Salvo, 18 Audit, 19 Ages.

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