Compact crossword - The Scotsman 22/01/2015

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Thursday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Endangered (10)

7 Plot (8)

8 A fish of the cod family (4)

9 A fine brown colour (5)

10 A spicy rice dish (7)

12 Assembling (13)

15 Runs aground (7)

17 Inflexible (5)

20 Docket (4)

21 Finds fault (with) (8)

22 Inspires (10)

DOWN

1 Endure (5)

2 Breathing space (7)

3 Insatiable (4)

4 Vision (8)

5 Vacant (5)

6 Go to bed (4,2)

11 An old Spanish dance (8)

13 Expenditure (6)

14 Decomposing (7)

16 English poet (1907-73) (5)

18 Counterfeits (5)

19 Cause trouble (4)

Wednesday’s solution

Across: 1 Cockcrow, 5 Spiv, 9 Baton, 10 Drinker, 11 Christmas Eve, 13 Ripped, 14 Pepper, 17 Capitulation, 20 Certain, 21 Event, 22 Echo, 23 Vendetta.

Down: 1 Cube, 2 Catch up, 3 Confidential, 4 Oddity, 6 Pekoe, 7 Vertebra, 8 Cigarette end, 12 Tricycle, 15 Protect, 16 Flange, 18 Perch, 19 Stoa.

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