Compact Crossword - The Scotsman 18/04/13

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Thursday’s puzzle...

Across

1 Stage show (10)

7 An evergreen shrub (8)

8 Pleased (4)

9 Prepared (5)

10 Desert (7)

12 Some crossroads (13)

15 Disperse (7)

17 Glib (5)

20 Colourless (4)

21 Platter (8)

22 Executive recruiter (10)

DOWN

1 Location (5)

2 Not on time (7)

3 Unfasten (4)

4 Repel (4,4)

5 A musical instrument (5)

6 Bar-room (6)

11 Insisted upon (8)

13 Drink of the Greek gods (6)

14 Unlawful (7)

16 Motif (5)

18 Comfort (5)

19 Bill of fare (4)

Wednesday’s solution

Across: 1 Puff-puff, 5 Comp, 9 Clyde, 10 Reeling, 11 Newspaperman, 13 Off-key, 14 Bright, 17 Peacekeeping, 20 Typeset, 21 Ethos, 22 Ream, 23 Streamer. Down: 1 Pica, 2 Flyleaf, 3 Press release, 4 Format, 6 Odium, 7 Paginate, 8 Telegraphese, 12 Computer, 15 Gingham, 16 Septet, 18 Alpha, 19 Tsar.