Compact crossword - The Scotsman 16/09/15

16/09/15
16/09/15
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Wednesday’s puzzle

ACROSS

1 Dictator (3,7)

7 Director (anag) (8)

8 Square-rigged vessel (4)

9 Restless (5)

10 Powerful people (7)

12 Hypothetical explosion (3,4,6)

15 __-on-Sea, resort in South Devon (7)

17 Bay (5)

20 Shellfish (4)

21 Beginner (8)

22 Generous (3-7)

DOWN

1 Flat cap (5)

2 Danish name for Greenland’s capital (7)

3 Ceremonial act (4)

4 Become (4,4)

5 Arm joint (5)

6 Town near Peebles (6)

11 Dig in (8)

13 Hanging ice (6)

14 Descriptive term (7)

16 Disney deer (5)

18 Detested (5)

19 Musical tailpiece (4)

Grid M

Tuesday’s solution

Across: 8 Gin, 9 Promotion, 10 Organ, 11 Useless, 12 Endowed, 14 Mean, 15 Bush, 16 Stressed, 20 Garment, 21 Locum, 23 Insidious. 24 Gun.

Down: 1 Ignore, 2 Snug, 3 Opener, 4 Documentation, 5 Lover, 6 Wireless, 7 Unison, 13 Distress, 15 Bigwig, 17 Enlist, 18 Demand, 19 Seedy, 22 Cage.