Compact crossword - The Scotsman 04/09/14

04/09/14
04/09/14
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Thursday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Returned like for like (10)

7 Came into view (8)

8 Metal (4)

9 Societies (5)

10 Makes violent efforts (7)

12 Resolve (13)

15 Long-drawn-out (7)

17 Malice (5)

20 Protest march (abbrev) (4)

21 Looked for (8)

22 French palace (10)

DOWN

1 Drive back (5)

2 Shake (7)

3 Bait (4)

4 Inspecting the accounts (8)

5 Girl’s name (5)

6 Large island in south-east Asia (6)

11 Stress (8)

13 English cathedral city (6)

14 Up-to-date (7)

16 Sphere (5)

18 A lock of hair (5)

19 West African country (4)

Wednesday’s solution

Across: 1 Uncouple, 5 Unit, 9 Use up, 10 Unnamed, 11 User-friendly, 13 Nettle, 14 Stucco, 17 Unprejudiced, 20 Tow-head, 21 Trews, 22 Nark, 23 Unedited.

Down: 1 Urus, 2 Cresset, 3 Unparalleled, 4 Louvre, 6 Nomad, 7 Teddy boy, 8 Unrestricted, 12 Unbutton, 15 Clement, 16 Sudden, 18 Power, 19 Used.