Compact crossword - The Scotsman 23/09/13

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Monday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

7 Opaque quartz (6)

8 Connected via computer (6)

9 Gull-like seabird (4)

10 19th century queen (8)

11 Short watch-chain (6)

12 Collection of curiosities (6)

14 African fly (6)

17 Western European language (6)

19 Jennifer ________, Dawn 17 across’ comedy partner (8)

21 Ventilates (4)

22 Prayers before meals (6)

23 Foolish action (6)

DOWN

1 Scavenging animal (6)

2 Readily visible (8)

3 Hedge shrub (6)

4 Part of email address (6)

5 Male voice (4)

6 SI Unit (anag) (2,4)

13 Plan of action (8)

15 Astral (6)

16 Very much (4,2)

17 Relic (6)

18 Office of junior clergyman (6)

20 Notch (4)

Saturday’s solution

Across: 1 Dulse, 4 Sound, 10 Lucid, 11 Laramie, 12 Intimate, 13 Idol, 15 Flaunt, 17 Psyche, 19 Rave, 20 Yokohama, 23 Ecstasy, 24 Style, 25 Usurp, 26 Gloss.

Down: 2 Uncut, 3 Sediment, 5 Orra, 6 Nomadic, 7 Ill-informed, 8 Clots, 9 Well-behaved, 14 Espousal, 16 Advises, 18 Powys, 21 Abyss, 22 Fair.