Compact crossword - The Scotsman 07/02/2014

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Friday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

7 Black-and-white banner (9,4)

9 Having an innings in cricket (7)

10 Religious fraternity (5)

11 Move to and fro (4)

12 Anecdote (5)

16 Melody (5)

17 Enthusiast (4)

21 Perch (5)

22 Cartilage (7)

23 Protected area of land (6,7)

DOWN

1 Frozen floater (7)

2 Salad plant (7)

3 Love-god (5)

4 Postpone (7)

5 Cutting edge (5)

6 Marketplace (5)

8 Conservative (5-6)

13 Refinement (7)

14 Bird of prey (7)

15 Made a bid (7)

18 Fetch (5)

19 Scottish firth (5)

20 Telephone-box (5)

Thursday’s solution

Across: 1 Moccasin, 5 Abed, 9 Tenet, 10 Intense, 11 George Orwell, 13 Notion, 14 Flagon, 17 Absent-minded, 20 Trireme, 21 Ensue, 22 Duty, 23 Tennyson. Down: 1 Mute, 2 Connect, 3 Afternoon tea, 4 Ibidem, 6 Binge, 7 Dwelling, 8 Storm lantern, 12 Unwanted, 15 Guesses, 16 Ampere, 18 Shift, 19 Dan.

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