Compact crossword - The Scotsman 15/12/14

15/12/14
15/12/14
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Monday’s puzzle

ACROSS

7 Joyous (6)

8 Container for carrying frozen water (3,3)

9 Quote (4)

10 Soak (8)

11 Foamy (6)

12 Clinging shellfish (6)

14 Pomade (anag) (6)

17 Very much indeed (3,3)

19 Cowards (8)

21 Reed (4)

22 Go beyond the limit (6)

23 Sofa (6)

DOWN

1 Halogen element (6)

2 In an unhealthy state (8)

3 Response expressing agreement (3,3)

4 Purify (6)

5 Close (4)

6 Chatter (6)

13 Fairly good (8)

15 Ground kernel (6)

16 Yacht station (6)

17 Birthplace of St Francis (6)

18 Shellfish (6)

20 School period (4)

Saturday’s solution

Across: 1 Scope, 4 Clear, 10 Incur, 11 Average, 12 Exertion, 13 Bass, 15 Regime, 17 Custom, 19 Gone, 20 Contains, 23 Deepens, 24 Masai, 25 Slope, 26 Grief.

Down: 2 Cache, 3 Part-time, 5 Leek, 6 Adamant, 7 Fire brigade, 8 Rayon, 9 Pessimistic, 14 Customer, 16 Genteel, 18 Coast, 21 Issue, 22 Kelp.