Compact Crossword - The Scotsman 14/08/13

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Wednesday’s puzzle...

Across

1 House-to-house (4-2-4)

7 Mild narcotic (7)

8 Soft sweet (5)

10 Act (4)

11 Animal without teeth (8)

13 Mixture (6)

15 Minded (6)

17 Acted riddles (8)

18 Stupid (4)

21 Ivan _, tennis player (5)

22 Game using a top (7)

23 Capital of Barbados (10)

Down

1 Sidestep (5)

2 Norse deity (4)

3 With it (6)

4 Guard (8)

5 Game of matching cards (3,4)

6 Educational (10)

9 Removal of a fault (10)

12 Comprehensive (8)

14 Sloping surface by sink (7)

16 Tamper (6)

19 Embellish (5)

20 Lower wall skirting (4)

Tuesday’s solution

Across: 7 Stumps, 8 Oliver, 9 Diva, 10 Occupied, 11 Result, 12 Relief, 14 Fleece, 17 Packer,

19 Cast-iron, 21 Tidy, 22 Asking, 23 Scours. Down: 1 Strive, 2 Immature, 3 Escort, 4 Concur,

5 Limp, 6 Recede, 13 Location, 15 Liaise, 16 Enrage, 17 Punish, 18 Endure, 20 Trim.