Compact crossword - The Scotsman 20/03/14

20/03/14
20/03/14
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Thursday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 The fashionable set (coll) (10)

7 Mysterious (8)

8 A ship’s company (4)

9 Weaving machines (5)

10 Disperse (7)

12 Realise (5,4,4)

15 Issue (7)

17 Counterfoils (5)

20 Catch sight of (4)

21 Dignified (8)

22 Litters (10)

DOWN

1 Enthusiasm (5)

2 A narrow neck of land (7)

3 Small mountain lake (4)

4 A glancing rebound (by a bullet, etc) (8)

5 Understood (5)

6 Humiliate (6)

11 Settle (8)

13 Pungent salad plant (6)

14 French artist (1869-1954) (7)

16 Rendezvous (5)

18 Deviates from a straight line (5)

19 Detailed description of requirements (abbrev) (4)

Wednesday’s solution

Across: 1 Citizens, 5 Band, 9 Radio, 10 Station, 11 Fashion plate, 13 At home, 14 Animus, 17 Equestrienne, 20 Liberia, 21 Beryl, 22 Ogre, 23 Waverley.

Down: 1 Core, 2 To death, 3 Zoochemistry, 4 No-show, 6 Agila, 7 Danseuse, 8 Carpenter-bee, 12 Waterloo, 15 Mineral, 16 Armada, 18 Umber, 19 Clay.