Compact crossword - The Scotsman 22/03/13

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Friday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Piece of grass (5)

4 Underground railway (5)

10 Dundee area (5)

11 Object of terror (7)

12 Pasta tubes (8)

13 Pierce (4)

15 Architectural style (6)

17 Loop (6)

19 Pit (4)

20 _________lights (8)

23 By means of (7)

24 Detection method (5)

25 Swift (5)

26 Joyful (5)

DOWN

2 Reasoning (5)

3 Area (8)

5 Hebridean island (4)

6 Automatic (7)

7 West London district (11)

8 Dark wood (5)

9 System of bookkeeping (6-5)

14 Australian state (8)

16 Inner (7)

18 Macho (anag) (5)

21 Turn out to be (3,2)

22 London Underground (4)

Thursday’s solution

Across: 1 Compatible, 7 Magnolia, 8 Vile, 9 Spite, 10 Minding, 12 Characterised, 15 Prelate, 17 Psalm, 20 Flop, 21 Explains, 22 Persecuted. Down: 1 Cramp, 2 Monster, 3 Able,
4 Imagined, 5 Livid, 6 Glance, 11 Scatters, 13 Herald, 14 Instant, 16 Lapse, 18 Lined, 19 Epic.