Compact crossword - The Scotsman 21/02/14

21/02/14
21/02/14
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Friday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Timepiece (5)

4 Timepiece (5)

10 Darkness (5)

11 Church ceremony (7)

12 Cabinet (8)

13 Deep affection (4)

15 Inheritance (6)

17 Litany (6)

19 Paperback (4)

20 Fills bus (anag) (8)

23 Nil (7)

24 Accomplishing (5)

25 Bike (5)

26 Faery (anag), girl’s name (5)

DOWN

2 Help in mounting (3-2)

3 Count for nothing (3,2,3)

5 Improperly (4)

6 Salad plant (7)

7 Finger joint (11)

8 Prefix denoting outer space (5)

9 Study of climate (11)

14 Campaigner (8)

16 Spectral (7)

18 Even up (5)

21 Peri (5)

22 Testament (4)

Thursday’s solution.

Across: 1 Indian file, 7 Bass drum, 8 Doom, 9 Foyer, 10 Blanket, 12 Hit the jackpot, 15 Sceptre, 17 Toffs, 20 Isis, 21 Publican, 22 Bootlegger.

Down: 1 Idaho, 2 Dissent, 3 Airy, 4 Familiar, 5 Laden, 6 Come to, 11 Decrepit, 13 In case, 14 Knowing, 16 Pesto, 18 Flair, 19 Able.