Compact Crossword - The Scotsman 09/03/13

Saturday’s puzzle...

Across

1 Musical composition (5)

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4 Factor (5)

10 Fantastic (5)

11 Matter of course (7)

12 Agreeable (8)

13 Halt (4)

15 Stockings (6)

17 Vocalist(6)

19 Related (4)

20 Habitation (8)

23 Keep pace with (7)

24 Blunder (5)

25 Intoxicating (5)

26 Cheerful (5)

Down

2 Championship (5)

3 Bandage (8)

5 Saturate(4)

6 Fastening (7)

7 Counterbalanced (11)

8 A verbal conceit (5)

9 Jumped over (11)

14 Conversation (8)

16 Spare time (7)

18 Charming (coll) (5)

21 Conclude (5)

22 Eccentric person(4)

Friday’s solution

Across: 7 Norway lobster, 9 Pumpkin, 10 Larva, 11 Elul, 12 Joint, 16 Say-so, 17 Loch, 21 Ovoid, 22 Inherit, 23 Socke salmon.

Down: 1 Snapper ,2 Grampus, 3 Parka, 4 Abalone,5 Storm,6 Bream, 8 Langoustine,13 Saeel, 14 Gourami, 15 Whiting, 18 Morse,19 Roach, 20 Shoal.