Compact crossword - The Scotsman 26/08/2013

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Today’s puzzle...

ACROSS

7 Milky Way (6)

8 Political exile (6)

9 Keen (4)

10 Afflict (8)

11 Invalidate (6)

12 Feast (6)

14 Girdle (anag) (6)

17 Projecting edge (6)

19 Jelly from seaweed (4-4)

21 Hoop (4)

22 Fabled female monster (6)

23 Male escort (6)

DOWN

1 Group of geese (6)

2 World of crime (8)

3 Revolve (6)

4 ______ counter (6)

5 Musical by Lerner and Loewe (4)

6 Pebbles (6)

13 Best clothes (4,4)

15 Shallow lake (6)

16 Temporary ruler (6)

17 Do without (6)

18 Moderate (6)

20 Fury (4)

Saturday’s solution

Across: 1 Scope, 4 Chase, 10 Limit, 11 Raphael, 12 Escalate, 13 Glee, 15 Obtuse, 17 Hectic, 19 Thaw, 20 Democrat, 23 Entwine, 24 Gusto, 25 Aries, 26 Id est. Down: 2 Comic, 3 Pitiless, 5 Hope, 6 Scarlet, 7 Bluebottles, 8 Wrath, 9 Altercation, 14 Belonged, 16 Traitor, 18 Revel, 21 Ruses, 22 Fine.

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