Compact crossword - The Scotsman 11/06/15

11/06/15
11/06/15
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Thursday’s puzzle

ACROSS

1 A defensive footballer (10)

7 Powerless (8)

8 Panache (4)

9 Tell tales (5)

10 Fit of ill-temper (7)

12 Having strong foundations (2,5,6)

15 An attacking footballer (7)

17 On the other hand (2,3)

20 A female opera singer (4)

21 Understood (8)

22 Cashier (10)

DOWN

1 A street urchin (5)

2 A yellowish-green colour (7)

3 Was acquainted (with) (4)

4 Alienate (8)

5 Turn inside out (5)

6 Planet (6)

11 Irish city (8)

13 A blockhead (coll) (6)

14 Part with (5,2)

16 US state (5)

18 Happen (5)

19 Baseless (4)

Wednesday’s solution

Grid A

Across: 1 Grudging, 5 Gong, 9 Grove, 10 Trustee, 11 Going concern, 13 Physic, 14 Ganges, 17 Good gracious, 20 Anagram, 21 Swing, 22 Soho, 23 Indulged.

Down: 1 Gage, 2 Ufology, 3 Green fingers, 4 Notice, 6 Outré, 7 Greenest, 8 Guinea-Bissau, 12 Spyglass, 15 Gouging, 16 Gammon, 18 Omagh, 19 Aged.