Compact crossword - The Scotsman 02/07/15

02/07/15
02/07/15
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Thursday’s puzzle

ACROSS

1 Keep alive (10)

7 Musical instrument (7)

8 A bondservant (5)

10 At an end (4)

11 Bearing (8)

13 Indian river (6)

15 A pill (6)

17 Burden (8)

18 Cause trouble (coll) (4)

21 Performing (5)

22 Tell (7)

23 One who is much missed (1,5,4)

DOWN

1 Cut back (a plant, etc) (5)

2 Entranced (4)

3 Byes, etc (6)

4 Against the current (8)

5 Excessive labour (7)

6 Fortress (10)

9 Voters (10)

12 A loose dressing-gown (8)

14 Requiring (7)

16 An attic (6)

19 Excursions (5)

20 Resonate (4)

Wednesday’s solution

Grid K

Across: 7 Inch, 8 Outprice, 9 Party, 10 Wayside, 12 Egg, 13 Political, 16 Broadcast, 17 Ego, 19 Affable, 21 Chain, 23 Reaction, 24 Envy.

Down: 1 Endanger, 2 White, 3 Hot, 4 Steamiest, 5 Prussic, 6 Acid, 11 Porcelain, 14 Aggrieve, 15 Balance, 18 Sheet, 20 Feel, 22 Ink.