Compact Crossword - The Scotsman 21/11/13

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Thursday’s puzzle...

Across

1 Flim-flam (5-5)

7 Defame (7)

8 Girl’s name (5)

10 Dispensed with (4)

11 Climbing plant (8)

13 Very nearly (6)

15 Electrodes (6)

17 Uncanny (8)

18 Indian city (4)

21 Girl’s name (5)

22 Flexible (7)

23 Maintenance men (10)

Down

1 Retch (5)

2 Tip up (4)

3 Bulges out (6)

4 Embrocation (8)

5 Modernised (7)

6 Schemes (10)

9 Relief (10)

12 Make a rough guess (8)

14 US singer-songwriter (7)

16 Synopsis (6)

19 Turnstiles (5)

20 Wan (4)

Wednesday’s solution

Across: 7 Hail, 8 Weathers, 9 Aztec, 10 Thunder, 12 And, 13 Lightning, 16 Far-seeing, 17 Sty, 19 Igneous, 21 Storm, 23 Electric,

24 Haze. Down: 1 Tanzania, 2 Sleet, 3 Ewe, 4 Dachshund, 5 Shining, 6 Brae, 11 Lifeguard, 14 Notarize, 15 Essence,

18 Itchy, 20 Gale, 22 Ice.