Compact Crossword - The Scotsman 08/03/13

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Friday’s puzzle...

Across

7 Edible crustacean (6,7)

9 Large round fruit (7)

10 Caterpillar (5)

11 12th month of Jewish civil calendar (4)

12 Piece of meat (5)

16 Authoritative decision (3-2)

17 Lake (4)

21 Shaped like an egg (5)

22 Receive a sheir (7)

23 Pacific food fish (7,6)

Down

1 Fish related to the basses (7)

2 Killer whale (7)

3 Hooded jacket (5)

4 Edible shellfish (7)

5 Tempest (5)

6 Fish of the carp family (5)

8 7 across (11)

13 Burrowing fish (4,3)

14 Asian freshwater food fish (7)

15 Kind of cod (7)

18 Walrus (5)

19 Freshwater fish (5)

20 Group of fish (5)

Thursday’s solution

Across: 1 Castaway, 5 Stub, 9 Prang, 10 Italian, 11 Smooth-spoken, 13 Ordeal, 14 Kismet, 17 Bring to a head, 20 Needled, 21 Rider, 22 Sate, 23 Berserks.

Down: 1 Cope, 2 Slammed, 3 As good as gold, 4 Alight, 6 Trick, 7 Bank note, 8 Harpsichords, 12 Combines, 15 Meander, 16 Fondle, 18 Inept, 19 Iris.