Compact crossword - The Scotsman 19/12/13

19/12/13

19/12/13

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Thursday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Magnetism (10)

7 Army officer (7)

8 Very angry (5)

10 Kiln for drying hops (4)

11 Carry out (8)

13 Drive forward (6)

15 Procedure (6)

17 Pokes one’s nose in (8)

18 Lean (against) (4)

21 Lift with a lot of effort (5)

22 Condition (7)

23 Easily recognised (10)

DOWN

1 Book of maps (5)

2 Colour slightly (4)

3 Entice (6)

4 Bird-watcher (coll) (8)

5 Old Testament book (7)

6 Achieve (10)

9 Correction (10)

12 Displaced people (8)

14 Atrocity (7)

16 A malignant water-sprite (6)

19 Suborn (5)

20 Occupation (4)

Wednesday’s solution

Across: 7 Lima, 8 Alopecia, 9 Ledge, 10 Clipart, 12 Lad, 13 Slaphappy, 16 Llandudno, 17 Lag, 19 Octuple, 21 Flame, 23 All at sea, 24 Alto.

Down: 1 Live-rail, 2 Large, 3 Lap, 4 Lolloping, 5 Leap day, 6 Liar, 11 Cloudless, 14 Playmate, 15 Angular, 18 Bleat, 20 Cold, 22 Law.

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