Compact crossword - The Scotsman 16/04/15

16/04/15
16/04/15
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Thursday’s puzzle

ACROSS

1 Blew hot and cold (10)

7 Without warning (8)

8 A part of the eye (4)

9 Brief (5)

10 Prattle (7)

12 In a safe place (3,2,5,3)

15 Fetid (7)

17 An extremist (5)

20 South American capital city (4)

21 Idle (8)

22 Parties (10)

DOWN

1 Abundant (5)

2 Experience (7)

3 Cistern (4)

4 All over (8)

5 Turf out (5)

6 A picture house (6)

11 Stand up for (8)

13 Paradise (6)

14 Pays tribute (to) (7)

16 A flood (5)

18 Talks wildly (5)

19 Grow pale (4)

Wednesday’s solution

Across: 1 Ebenezer, 5 Epee, 9 Earth, 10 Concede, 11 Ecclesiastes, 13 Poetry, 14 Eggs on, 17 Even-tempered, 20 Eternal, 21 Eclat, 22 Ante, 23 Emoticon.

Down: 1 Eden, 2 Earache, 3 Exhilarating, 4 Excuse, 6 Pleat, 7 Evensong, 8 Entanglement, 12 Ephemera, 15 Shellac, 16 Emblem, 18 Elect, 19 Stun.