Compact Crossword - The Scotsman 11/07/13

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Thursday’s puzzle...

Across

1 Bonds (10)

7 Incarcerate (8)

8 Small brook (4)

9 Go very slowly (5)

10 Windstorm (7)

12 Carnival ride (6-7)

15 Adaptation (7)

17 Small fish like a herring (5)

20 Indifferent (4)

21 Intellectuals (coll) (8)

22 Compatible (10)

DOWN

1 Boy’s name (5)

2 Hearty (7)

3 Endanger (4)

4 English poet (1809-92) (8)

5 Sign up (5)

6 Fair (of hair) (6)

11 Cavalrymen (8)

13 Wild cat (6)

14 Paramount (7)

16 A round of applause (5)

18 Examine a firm’s accounts (5)

19 Grows old (4)

Wednesday’s solution

Across: 1 Speed cop, 5 Otis, 9 Rogue, 10 Punster, 11 Newspaperman, 13 Esdras, 14 Office, 17 Invoice clerk, 20 Nutters, 21 V-neck, 22 Rory, 23 Cressida. Down: 1 Serf, 2 Egghead, 3 Deep-sea diver, 4 Orphan, 6 Tatum, 7 Stranger, 8 Anne of Cleves, 12 Designer, 15 Israeli, 16 Censor, 18 Voter, 19 Skua.

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