Compact crossword - The Scotsman 08/10/14

08/10/14
08/10/14
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Wednesday’s puzzle

ACROSS

1 Great flood (6,4)

7 Small stream (7)

8 Large sea (5)

10 Spanish painter (4)

11 With upper limbs interlocked (3-2-3)

13 Wilderness (6)

15 Ravine (6)

17 Eastern (8)

18 Bridge bidding system (4)

21 Electronic post (5)

22 Modern built-up area (3,4)

23 Steep slope (10)

DOWN

1 Knowhow (5)

2 Small stream (4)

3 Disposition (6)

4 Sweltering (8)

5 Of regulated food allowance (7)

6 Part of earth within polar circle (6,4)

9 Unoccupied zone (2-4-4)

12 Sore throat (8)

14 Corkscrews (7)

16 Short sleep (6)

19 Small farm (5)

20 Quaint (4)

Yesterday’s solution

Across: 7 Callow, 8 Accord, 9 Brig, 10 Reflects, 11 Twinge, 12 Rumble, 14 Widens, 17 Renown, 19 Lukewarm, 21 Mild, 22 Anchor, 23 Linger.

Down: 1 Narrow, 2 Elegance, 3 Swerve, 4 Gaffer, 5 Ache, 6 Brutal, 13 Monument, 15 Iguana, 16 Stairs, 17 Ramble, 18 Welter, 20 Echo.