Compact crossword - The Scotsman 01/05/14

01/05/14
01/05/14
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Thursday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Point at (8)

5 At a distance (4)

9 Fire-raising (5)

10 Lawsuits (7)

11 Unmanageable (3,2,7)

13 Double up with laughter (coll) (6)

14 Old copper coin (6)

17 Recognising (12)

20 German state (7)

21 A flat fish (5)

22 Corrodes (4)

23 Uncalled for (8)

DOWN

1 A Muslim leader (4)

2 Question (7)

3 Specialists (in matters of taste, etc) (12)

4 A deep sleeplike state (6)

6 Stump (5)

7 Determined (8)

8 Made uniform (12)

12 A word game (8)

15 Dressing (7)

16 Toe the line (6)

18 Fulcrum (5)

19 Entreats (4)

Wednesday’s solution

Across: 1 Good Friday, 7 Martinet, 8 Seat, 9 Heart, 10 Biretta, 12 Shrove Tuesday, 15 Anchovy, 17 Mardi, 20 Gras, 21 Transfix, 
22 Pancake day.

Down: 1 Grace, 2 Ontario, 3 Font, 4 Intrigue, 5 Aisle, 6 Mantua, 11 Helvetic, 13 Hungry, 14 Soapsud, 16 Hosea, 
18 Deify, 19 Jack.