Compact crossword - The Scotsman 15/11/14

15/11/14
15/11/14
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Saturday’s puzzle

ACROSS

1 Disconcert (5)

4 Sees red (coll) (5)

10 Of a strict Mennonite sect in the US (5)

11 A range of colours (7)

12 Loud and grating (8)

13 Stylish (4)

15 Satisfactorily (6)

17 One of a Himalayan people (6)

19 A small island (4)

20 Magnificent (8)

23 Bastion (7)

24 Smokes (5)

25 Raising agent in baking (5)

26 Great happiness (5)

DOWN

2 A prickly shrub (5)

3 Timetable (8)

5 Hiatus (4)

6 A milk-can (7)

7 The main purpose of one’s life (6,5)

8 Backbone (5)

9 Goods (11)

14 Jolly (8)

16 Cream cheese (7)

18 A flood (5)

21 Large cupolas (5)

22 Commotion (4)

Friday’s solution

Across: 7 Unprecedented, 9 Titania, 10 Salvo, 11 Ripe, 12 Stunt, 16 Clock, 17 Fido, 21 Zilch, 22 Adrenal, 23 Espirit de corps.

Down: 1 Custard, 2 Epitaph, 3 Leant, 4 Teasing, 5 Italy, 6 CD-ROM, 8 Elastic band, 13 All-hail, 14 Signori, 15 Mollusc, 18 Aztec, 19 Slope, 20 Erect.