Compact crossword - The Scotsman 13/06/13

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Thursday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Luxembourg, for example (5,5)

7 Loitering (8)

8 Alter (4)

9 Take up (5)

10 A small boat (7)

12 Celebrities (13)

15 Waste away (7)

17 Money (coll) (5)

20 Hidden drawback (4)

21 Rub-a-dub (8)

22 Partial payment (10)

DOWN

1 Superb (5)

2 Appropriately (7)

3 The Irish parliament (4)

4 Clumsy (8)

5 Harbour (5)

6 Nursery (6)

11 Right on time (2,3,3)

13 Hold out (6)

14 Adversity (7)

16 Musical instrument (5)

18 Work hard (coll) (5)

19 Influence (4)

Wednesday’s solution

Across: 1 Visigoth, 5 Skim, 9 Rouge, 10 Epitaph, 11 Bluestocking, 13 Echoic, 14 Redden, 17 Red-letter day, 20 Pelican, 21 Nitre, 22 Tint, 23 Greenery. Down: 1 Vert, 2 Squelch, 3 Grey eminence, 4 Twenty, 6 Khaki, 7 Mahogany, 8 Kitchen-range, 12 Decrepit, 15 Draftee, 16 Atoner, 18 Dylan, 19 Dewy.