Compact crossword - The Scotsman 21/03/15

Saturday’s puzzle

21/03/15

ACROSS

7 Do something very thoroughly (2,3,5,3)

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9 Nominal (7)

10 Punctuation mark (5)

11 A Greek letter (4)

12 Pranks (5)

16 Hang onto (5)

17 Dwell (4)

21 Chess pieces (5)

22 Affronts (7)

23 Defer until later (13)

DOWN

1 Self-importance (3-4)

2 A written law (7)

3 Domain (5)

4 Loosen (7)

5 Freezing (5)

6 Anguish (5)

8 Insensitive (4,2,5)

13 The end (7)

14 Give the wrong impression (7)

15 Highly infectious viral disease (7)

18 Grumble (coll) (5)

19 Breast (5)

20 On the move (5)

Friday’s solution

Across: 1 Aqaba, 4 Chewy, 10 X-rays, 11 Zebedee, 12 Riesling, 13 Jeep, 15 Pumice, 17 Uranus, 19 Lode, 20 Volcanic, 23 Trade-in, 24 Irate, 25 Yearn, 26 Snail.

Down: 2 Quake, 3 Basilica, 5 Hobo, 6 Widgeon, 7 Extrapolate, 8 Ozone, 9 Keep a secret, 14 Fraction, 16 Mediate, 18 Point, 21 Naafi, 22 Gear.