Compact crossword - The Scotsman 18/09/15

18/09/15
18/09/15
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Thursday’s puzzle

ACROSS

1 Mock (8)

5 Handle roughly (4)

9 First World War battle (5)

10 An epicure (7)

11 All over (4-3-2-3)

13 Character (6)

14 Place of worship (6)

17 Prescience (12)

20 Box of cutlery (7)

21 Heavy-handed (5)

22 Terrible fate (4)

23 Make more intense (8)

DOWN

1 Impetuous (4)

2 Fault (7)

3 Biscuit (5,7)

4 A shallow coastal body of water (7)

6 Concede (5)

7 Of late (8)

8 Exactly what is needed (4,3,5)

12 Intensified (8)

15 An enterprise (7)

16 A light cake (6)

18 Ballroom dance (5)

19 Knock out (4)

Grid G

Wednesday’s solution

Across: 1 Big brother, 7 Creditor, 8 Brig, 9 Itchy, 10 Bigwigs, 12 Big bang theory, 15 Bigbury, 17 Bight, 20 Clam, 21 Neophyte, 22 Big-hearted.

Down: 1 Beret, 2 Godthab, 3 Rite, 4 Turn into, 5 Elbow, 6 Bigger, 11 Entrench, 13 Icicle, 14 Epithet, 16 Bambi, 18 Hated, 19 Coda.