Compact crossword - The Scotsman 11/12/14

11/12/14
11/12/14
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Thursday’s puzzle

ACROSS

1 Spell things out again (8)

5 A burning fever (4)

9 Skinflint (5)

10 Detach (7)

11 Overcome obstacles (4,3,5)

12 Unrefined (6)

14 Swiss summer hut (6)

17 Vanishing (12)

20 Item (7)

21 Intended (5)

22 Low hill of sand (4)

23 Part of a church (8)

DOWN

1 Frolic (4)

2 Hopelessness (7)

3 Keep the speed up (5,3,4)

4 Makes a sound like a horse (6)

6 West African country (5)

7 The weather (8)

8 Stevedore (12)

12 A cape (8)

15 Ancestry (7)

16 Facade (6)

18 A glossy fabric (5)

19 A steer (4)

Wednesday’s solution:

Across: 1 Baden-Baden, 7 Aga sagas, 8 Grip, 9 Incur, 10 Unknown, 12 Double-dealing, 15 Febrile, 17 Smash, 20 Unco, 21 Eco-label, 22 Wall-to-wall.

Down: 1 Begin, 2 Disturb, 3 No-go, 4 Absentee, 5 Elgin, 6 Win-win, 11 Well well, 13 One-one, 14 Lambada, 16 Rioja, 18 Smell, 19 Yo-yo.