Compact crossword - The Scotsman 08/08/13

08/08/13
08/08/13
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Thursday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 A musical instrument (6-4)

7 Spring flower (8)

8 Wild cherry (4)

9 Fish akin to the salmon family (5)

10 Hurriedly (2,5)

12 Burglars (5-8)

15 Intervenes (5,2)

17 Implant (5)

20 A type of kiln (4)

21 One of the Channel Islands (8)

22 Intruded (10)

DOWN

1 A fainting fit (5)

2 Makes known (7)

3 A rich vein of ore (4)

4 Well-adjusted (8)

5 A Greek letter (5)

6 Gabble (6)

11 Shortens (8)

13 Expenditure (6)

14 Loose Japanese robes (7)

16 Boy’s name (5)

18 Rewrite (5)

19 Long Siberian river (4)

Wednesday’s solution

Across: 1 Coca-cola, 5 Bloc, 9 Scala, 10 Taxicab, 11 Churchwarden, 13 Didcot, 14 Re-echo, 17 Certainly not, 20 Tobacco, 21 Erica, 22 Dock, 23 Cemetery.

Down: 1 Cost, 2 Crashed, 3 Clairvoyance, 4 Litchi, 6 Lucid, 7 Cabin-boy, 8 Oxyacetylene, 12 Educated, 
15 Choc-ice, 16 Income, 18 Rebec, 19 Racy.