Compact crossword - The Scotsman 29/07/13

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Monday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

7 Vinegary (6)

8 Old custom (6)

9 Galvanising metal (4)

10 Be cautious (4,4)

11 Salt container (6)

12 Snow-leopards (6)

14 Priest (6)

17 Shellfish (6)

19 Prickly-leafed plant (8)

21 Shortage (4)

22 Swordsman (6)

23 Tierce (anag) (6)

DOWN

1 Biblical scholar (6)

2 Fusspot (8)

3 Sea duck (6)

4 Onomatopoeic bird (6)

5 Perfumed powder (4)

6 In short supply (6)

13 String of beads (8)

15 Ornamental case (6)

16 Band of warriors (6)

17 Fidel __ (6)

18 Pinpoint (6)

20 Indentation (4)

Saturday’s solution

Across: 1 Fluid, 4 Fault, 10 On tap, 11 Allegro, 12 Steering, 13 Itis, 15 Insult, 17 Bourse, 19 Up to, 20 Poseidon, 23 Enlarge, 24 Vault, 25 Adapt, 26 Cross.

Down: 2 Lathe, 3 Imperils, 5 Axle, 6 Lighter, 7 Constituted, 8 Jaunt, 9 Consternate, 14 Moreover, 16 Settled, 18 Power, 21 Drubs, 22 Prop.