Compact crossword - The Scotsman 22/05/14

22/05/14
22/05/14
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Thursday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

7 Shed tears (4)

8 Rendered defenceless (8)

9 Multitude (5)

10 Jubilation (7)

12 Sum up (3)

13 A place of refuge (9)

16 Surround (9)

17 Left over (3)

19 Full of energy (7)

21 Vestige (5)

23 Calm (8)

24 Go out of business (4)

DOWN

1 Under an obligation (to) (8)

2 A type of fine porcelain (5)

3 A lyric poem (3)

4 Blackbull (9)

5 Difficult to accomplish (7)

6 Any large brown seaweed (4)

11 Joy (9)

14 Derision (8)

15 Contaminate (7)

18 Work hard (coll) (5)

20 Image (4)

22 Bother (3)

Wednesday’s solution

Across: 1 Dumb waiter, 7 Natural, 8 Paris, 10 Mark, 11 Reprieve, 13 Muster, 15 Jester, 17 Tap water, 18 Plea, 21 Roast, 22 Rosette, 23 Four-poster.

Down: 1 Deter, 2 Mere, 3 Walter, 4 Importer, 5 Earnest, 6 Anemometer, 9 Shearwater, 12 Decanter, 14 Soprano, 16 Weirdo, 19 Later, 20 Psst.