Compact crossword - The Scotsman 07/03/13

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Thursday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 A shipwrecked sailor (8)

5 Counterfoil (4)

9 Crash (coll) (5)

10 A southern European (7)

11 Plausible (6-6)

13 Trying experience (6)

14 Destiny (6)

17 Cause to reach a climax (5,2,1,4)

20 Irritated (7)

21 Added clause (5)

22 Glut (4)

23 Norse warriors (8)

DOWN

1 Deal with (4)

2 Criticised (coll) (7)

3 Well-behaved (2,4,2,4)

4 Dismount (6)

6 Deceive (5)

7 Paper money (4,4)

8 Keyboard instruments (12)

12 Joins together (8)

15 A winding course (7)

16 Caress (6)

18 Unfit (5)

19 Part of the eye (4)

Wednesday’s solution

Across: 1 Guinea fowl, 7 Continua, 8 Esau, 9 Merge, 10 Titlark, 12 Boarding party, 15 Widgeon, 17 Stork, 20 Slav, 21 Adhesive, 22 Arctic tern.

Down: 1 Goose, 2 Integer, 3 Erne, 4 Flamingo, 5 Wheel, 6 Parrot, 11 Kilowatt, 13 Oriole, 14 Artiste, 16 Giver, 18 Raven, 19 Chic.

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