Compact crossword - The Scotsman 26/08/15

26/08/15

26/08/15

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Wednesday’s puzzle

ACROSS

7 Go on foot (4)

8 Hunting dog (8)

9 Complains (5)

10 Name of three kings of England (7)

12 Donkey (3)

13 Neil __, US astronaut (9)

16 __ the Great, king of Macedonia (9)

17 Pub (3)

19 Clearly (7)

21 Might (5)

23 Helped (8)

24 Food (coll) (4)

DOWN

1 Merry-go-round (8)

2 Completely broke (5)

3 No longer available (3)

4 Carpet town in Devon (9)

5 Warning signal (7)

6 Outstanding person (4)

11 Interpret (9)

14 Balderdash (8)

15 Display (7)

18 Sharp end (5)

20 Not as much (4)

22 Unusual (3)

Grid C

Tuesday’s solution

Across: 1 Nonaligned, 8 Potions, 9 Maine, 10 Nark, 11 Crop, 12 Apt, 14 Venue, 15 Mascot, 18 Opt, 20 Ague, 21 Unit, 23 No use, 24 Orinoco, 25 Betterment.

Down: 1 Not true, 2 Nook, 3 Lustre, 4 Game-plan, 5 Erica, 6 Spins around, 7 Destitution, 13 Budapest, 16 Consort, 17 Rumour, 19 Truce, 22 Fine.

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