Compact crossword - The Scotsman 14/05/15

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Thursday’s puzzle

ACROSS

1 Convalesce (10)

7 Eruption (8)

8 Passionate (4)

9 Stint (5)

10 Set out (7)

12 Have a great success (3,3,7)

15 A type of strong grass (7)

17 Tempest (5)

20 Senior academic (4)

21 Conventional (8)

22 Absolves (10)

DOWN

1 Crude (5)

2 Floor show (7)

3 Vivacious (4)

4 English dramatist (1911-77) (8)

5 Vagrant (5)

6 A total failure (6)

11 Major accident in a nuclear reactor (8)

13 In agreement (with) (2,4)

14 Equips (4,3)

16 Attach (5)

18 Fleeces (coll) (5)

19 Be up and about (4)

WEDNESDAY’S SOLUTION

Grid A

Across: 1 Fast food, 5 Asia, 9 Fable, 10 Forfeit, 11 Finger buffet, 13 Astute, 14 Fished, 17 Feverishness, 20 Unified, 21 Lingo, 22 Gaga, 23 Epiphany.

Down: 1 Fife, 2 Subsist, 3 Freight-train, 4 On fire, 6 Sheaf, 7 Altitude, 8 Freudian slip, 12 Far-flung, 15 Hosanna, 16 Used-up, 18 Vying, 19 Foxy.