Compact crossword - The Scotsman 17/10/13

17/10/13
17/10/13
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Thursday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Cleavers (8)

5 Entreaty (4)

9 Machine-tool (5)

10 Satisfied (7)

11 Declaration (12)

13 European capital city (6)

14 Observed (6)

17 Seized for military use (12)

20 Disregard (7)

21 Inattentive (5)

22 Petty quarrel (4)

23 Campaigns (8)

DOWN

1 Type of pistol (4)

2 More frequent (7)

3 Had the upper hand (12)

4 Hot off the press (6)

6 Belgian city (5)

7 Height (8)

8 Scatters here and there (12)

12 Takes flight (8)

15 European country (pop about 300,000) (7)

16 Newspaper boss (6)

18 Molten rock (5)

19 Adds to (4)

Wednesday’s solution

Across: 1 Turtle dove, 7 Daydream, 8 Bath, 9 Wells, 10 Preside, 12 Pigheadedness, 15 Scapula, 17 Porgy, 20 Bess, 21 War paint, 22 Easy street.

Down: 1 Trace, 2 Rudolph, 3 Leek, 4 Dumfries, 5 Vibes, 6 At odds, 11 Galloway, 13 Inched, 14 Neonate, 16 Pasta, 18 Genet, 19 Grot.