Compact crossword - The Scotsman 10/07/13

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Wednesday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Policeman catching motorists driving too fast (5,3)

5 ____ Redding, US male vocalist (4)

9 Rascal (5)

10 One making plays on words (7)

11 Male journalist (12)

13 Either of two apocryphal books (6)

14 Workplace (6)

17 14 across worker (7,5)

20 Eccentrics (7)

21 Shape of pullover perhaps (1-4)

22 _____ Bremner, impressionist (4)

23 Shakespearean character (8)

DOWN

1 Villein (4)

2 Very intelligent person (7)

3 Frogman perhaps (4-3,5)

4 Parentless child (6)

6 ______ O’Neal, actress (5)

7 Foreigner (8)

8 Fourth wife of Henry VIII (4,2,6)

12 Draughtsman (8)

15 Middle Easterner (7)

16 Crones (anag) (6)

18 Constituent (5)

19 Predatory seabird (4)

Tuesday’s solution

Across: 1 Insult, 4 Passes, 9 Formula, 10 Ounce, 11 Rapid, 12 Augment, 13 Storehouses, 18 Tsunami, 20 Copes, 22 Abhor, 23 Oversee, 24 Kidney, 15 Intend.

Down: 1 Inform, 2 Strap, 3 Launder, 5 Along, 6 Sincere, 7 Sheets, 8 Kalashnikov, 14 Touched, 15 Unclean, 16 Attack, 17 Ascend, 19 Agree, 21 Posse.

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