Compact crossword - The Scotsman 03/10/13

03/10/13
03/10/13
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Thursday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Extraordinary (10)

7 Eccentric types (8)

8 Small drink of whisky (4)

9 Irish writer (1865-1939) (5)

10 Deviate (7)

12 Patronising (13)

15 Felt hat (7)

17 Goblin (5)

20 Splendid (4)

21 Destitute (8)

22 Old Testament patriarch (10)

DOWN

1 Chaplain (5)

2 Encircled (7)

3 Misfortunes (4)

4 Encouraged (8)

5 Beneath (5)

6 Dark-purple plum (6)

11 Amaze (8)

13 Chorus of disapproval (6)

14 Irish county (7)

16 Leather strap (5)

18 Chomp (5)

19 Chances (4)

Wednesday’s solution

Across: 1 Fireside, 5 Name, 9 Shame, 10 Sibling, 11 Stoke-on-Trent, 13 Lardon, 14 Trials, 17 Tribulations, 20 Pompeii, 21 Texan, 22 Nail, 23 Warmed-up.

Down: 1 Fast, 2 Reactor, 3 Speak volumes, 4 Despot, 6 Alive, 7 Ergotism, 8 Obiter dictum, 12 Flat spin, 15 Annexed, 16 Marina, 18 Iambi, 19 Snip.