Compact crossword - The Scotsman 05/02/15

05/02/15

05/02/15

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Thursday’s puzzle

ACROSS

1 Changed direction (8)

5 Slip (especially sideways) (4)

9 A staff of office (5)

10 Agitate (5,2)

11 Come to a standstill (5,2,1,4)

13 Above board (6)

14 Modifies (6)

17 Source (8-4)

20 Burdensome (7)

21 Unhappy (5)

22 Extinct bird (4)

23 Musical composition (8)

DOWN

1 Obligation (4)

2 Old hand (7)

3 Disavowal (12)

4 Stimulate (6)

6 East African country (5)

7 Stand in for (8)

8 Interesting, exciting arguments (3,3,6)

12 A framework (8)

15 Commends (7)

16 An afternoon nap (6)

18 Turn upside down (5)

19 European volcano (4)

Wednesday’s solution

Across: 1 Artificial, 7 Language, 8 Tray, 9 Stats, 10 Biscuit, 12 Transatlantic, 15 Asiatic, 17 Kiosk, 20 Fuji, 21 Corporal, 22 Punishment.

Down: 1 Avast, 2 Tighten, 3 Flax, 4 Credible, 5 Aztec, 6 Wapiti, 11 Mariachi, 13 Risqué, 14 Noisome, 16 Adieu, 18 Shaft, 19 Arch.

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