Compact crossword - 07/08/15 The Scotsman

Friday’s puzzle

ACROSS

1 Ingrained dirt (5)

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4 Sailing-boat (5)

10 Pointless (2-3)

11 Very large unspecified number (7)

12 Photocopying (8)

13 Recognise (4)

15 Include (6)

17 Abhor (6)

19 Vocalise (4)

20 Peak (8)

23 Changing direction (7)

24 Soft sweet (5)

25 Extinguish (5)

26 Slightly crazy (5)

DOWN

2 Oarsman (5)

3 Carbon _ (8)

5 Spindle (4)

6 The rain (anag) (7)

7 Cheap (11)

8 Sea air (5)

9 Sour (11)

14 In both directions (2,3,3)

16 Narrow ribbon (7)

18 Chauvinist (5)

21 Military trainee (5)

22 Shall (4)

Thursday’s solution

Grid G

Across: 1 Disavowing, 7 Informer, 8 Agog, 9 Heaps, 10 Friable, 12 No holds barred, 15 Otalgia, 17 Image, 20 Zest, 21 Ill-fated, 22 Persecuted.

Down: 1 Dante, 2 Scorpio, 3 Vamp, 4 Wardrobe, 5 Nyala, 6 Collie, 11 Oddities, 13 Outset, 14 Rampant, 16 Lathe, 18 Greed, 19 Bloc.