Compact crossword - The Scotsman 14/11/13

14/11/13
14/11/13
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Thursday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Supports (6,2)

5 Fruit (4)

9 Type of coffee (5)

10 Battle (1513) (7)

11 Wind instrument (4,8)

13 Musical dramas (6)

14 Attack at a rush (6)

17 Shipshape (5,3,4)

20 Cleaner (7)

21 Nimble (5)

22 Cummerbund (4)

23 Adds sugar, honey, etc (8)

DOWN

1 Be sullen (4)

2 Put into action (7)

3 Helmet-shaped caps (4-8)

4 Confound (6)

6 Fully loaded (5)

7 Old travelling musician (8)

8 The press (6,6)

12 Is composed (of) (8)

15 Comprehend (7)

16 Boy’s name (6)

18 Golf clubs (5)

19 Stables converted into houses, etc (4)

Wednesday’s solution

Across: 1 Gethsemane, 7 At a pinch, 8 Want, 9 Brora, 10 Braying, 12 In the majority, 15 Buzzard, 17 Amber, 20 Lean, 21 Truckage, 22 Decomposer.

Down: 1 Gator, 2 Toparch, 3 Sink, 4 Maharaja, 5 Noway, 6 And not, 11 Amaretto, 13 Nausea, 14 Remakes, 16 Zante, 18 Edgar, 19 Hump.