Compact crossword - The Scotsman 14/12/13

14/12/13
14/12/13
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Saturday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Punctually (5)

4 Room for action (5)

10 Readily available (2,3)

11 Row of houses (7)

12 A plot outline (8)

13 Rigid support (4)

15 Harangued (6)

17 Contrive (6)

19 Feel sorry for (4)

20 South African capital (8)

23 Turned out (7)

24 A corner (5)

25 Core (5)

26 Preliminary races (5)

DOWN

2 Landing-place (hist) (5)

3 Put back (8)

5 Fresh-water fish (4)

6 A treeless plain (7)

7 Drafted (11)

8 Grave (5)

9 Maintained (11)

14 Start (8)

16 Absent (3,4)

18 Rank (5)

21 Correct (5)

22 Agitate (4)

Friday’s solution

Across: 7 Nearly the same, 9 In bloom, 10 Tempt, 11 Urdu, 12 Kappa, 16 Brook, 17 Zeta, 21 Limit, 22 Omicron, 23 Highland fling.

Down: 1 Antigua, 2 Barbuda, 3 Alloa, 4 Red tape, 5 Gamma, 6 Delta, 8 Tamla Motown, 13 Brittle, 14 Recruit, 15 Carnage, 18 Alpha, 19 Omega, 20 Jiffy.