Compact crossword - The Scotsman 23/04/14

23/04/14
23/04/14
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Wednesday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Where pedestrians can cross (10)

7 Outstrip (7)

8 Area of authority (5)

10 Colour (4)

11 Too often (anag) (8)

13 Fit for crop-growing (6)

15 Motionless (6)

17 My __, 1989 biographical film (4,4)

18 50 per cent (4)

21 Automaton (5)

22 Vibrato (7)

23 Greenhorn (10)

DOWN

1 Japanese bed (5)

2 Woodwind instrument (4)

3 Lowest part (6)

4 Irk (8)

5 Item of rubber footwear (7)

6 Soccer player (10)

9 On the croft (anag) (6,4)

12 Doomed (3-5)

14 Easily approachable (7)

16 Type at 3 down of page (6)

19 Astir (5)

20 Mexican dollar (4)

Tuesday’s solution

Across: 7 Craven, 8 Vandal, 9 Chic, 10 Overture, 11 Arcane, 12 Offend, 14 Creeds, 17 Sprout, 19 Indecent, 21 Rues, 22 Placid, 23 Risque.

Down: 1 Arthur, 2 Evacuate, 3 Undone, 4 Oviedo, 5 Knot, 6 Barren, 13 Fortress, 15 Rankle, 16 Speedy, 17 Saturn, 18 Useful, 20 Etch.