Compact crossword - The Scotsman 08/05/14

08/05/14
08/05/14
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Thursday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Menacing (10)

7 Overseer (7)

8 Adduces as proof (5)

10 Lantern (4)

11 Take a break in a journey (4,4)

13 A neckcloth (6)

15 Tenant (6)

17 US state (8)

18 Affected (4)

21 Requires (5)

22 A musical toy (7)

23 Highland dance (10)

DOWN

1 Round-table talks (5)

2 An inclined plane (4)

3 Inborn (6)

4 Decode (8)

5 Local inhabitants (7)

6 Adversity (10)

9 Film script (10)

12 A light white powder (8)

14 Disease (7)

16 Put an end to (coll) (6)

19 Friendship (5)

20 Slightly wet (4

Wednesday’s solution

Across: 7 Lynx, 8 Agueweed, 9 Sport, 10 Utility, 12 Sov, 13 Bottle-fed, 16 Eyeshadow, 17 SUV, 19 Vehicle, 21 Joust, 23 Sprinkle, 24 Grow.

Down: 1 Symphony, 2 Extra, 3 Lav, 4 Quotation, 5 Swelter, 6 Zest, 11 Womanlike, 14 Emulsion, 15 Aspirin, 18 Forge, 20 Espy, 22 Lev.