Compact crossword, The Scotsman 04/06/15

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Thursday’s puzzle

ACROSS

1 Plot (10)

7 Stroke (7)

8 A lively dance, or dance-tune (5)

10 Food (coll) (4)

11 Sidetrack (8)

13 A French guided missile (6)

15 US humourist (1884-1946) (6)

17 Event (8)

18 Landscape garden feature (2-2)

21 Stage play (5)

22 Inspect (7)

23 Exciting experiences (10)

DOWN

1 A Greek island (5)

2 Deaden (4)

3 Expert (6)

4 Having a just claim (8)

5 A Canadian city (7)

6 Unable to speak out (6-4)

9 Rulers (10)

12 Crazy person (coll) (4-4)

14 A fruit farm (7)

16 Objective (6)

19 Untoward (5)

20 Impartial (4)

Wednesday’s solution

Grid K

Across: 7 Oral, 8 Aberdeen, 9 Affix, 10 Formula, 12 Dun, 13 Inverness, 16 Edinburgh, 17 Dee, 19 Glasgow, 21 Perth, 23 Stirling, 24 Toad.

Down:1 Profound, 2 Elgin, 3 Jay, 4 Set on edge, 5 Adamant, 6 Zeal, 11 Pneumonia, 14 Spectral, 15 In a sort, 18 Petty, 20 Late, 22 Egg.