Compact Crossword - The Scotsman 04/07/13

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Thursday’s puzzle...

Across

1 Medal (10)

7 Area of fruit trees (7)

8 Lift up (5)

10 Spanish painter (1746-1828) (4)

11 Vegetable (8)

13 Locomotive (6)

15 Soft, absorbent paper (6)

17 Warning (8)

18 Lean (against) (4)

21 Girl’s name (5)

22 French inn (7)

23 Prior (10)

DOWN

1 Rot (5)

2 Scallop (4)

3 A steering apparatus (6)

4 Run away (4,4)

5 Inauspicious (7)

6 Assemble (10)

9 Earnest prayers (10)

12 Case in point (8)

14 Mischief-maker (7)

16 Not of sound mind (6)

19 Flat, round cap (5)

20 Competent (4)

Wednesday’s solution

Across: 7 Ulna, 8 airspeed, 9 Peril, 10 Unarmed, 12 Sow, 13 Hot potato, 16 Infirmary, 17 Caw, 19 Doughty, 21 Queen, 23 Einstein, 24 Bean. Down: 1 Blue moon, 2 Oasis, 3 Tay, 4 Transport, 5 Operate, 6 Mete, 11 Committee, 14 Trade gap, 15 Piggish, 18 Jumbo, 20 Omit, 22 Ant.