Compact crossword - The Scotsman 24/10/13

24/10/13
24/10/13
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Thursday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Pursues in law (10)

7 Concerned (7)

8 Supports (5)

10 Heel over (4)

11 Separates (6,2)

13 Very enthusiastic (2,4)

15 Expurgate (6)

17 Roughly built huts (8)

18 Ben ___ (in Perthshire) (4)

21 Boy’s name (5)

22 Become wet and dirty (7)

23 Sea wall (10)

DOWN

1 European capital city (5)

2 Highly spiced type of stew (4)

3 Church officials (6)

4 Fair-minded (8)

5 Pretexts (7)

6 Consumes (8,2)

9 Presided over (10)

12 Yardsticks (8)

14 Overpraise (7)

16 Grazing land (6)

19 King of Scotland (1097-1107) (5)

20 Throw (4)

Wednesday’s solution

Across: 7 Lava, 8 Lollipop, 9 Of old, 10 Unleash, 12 Ell, 13 Liquidity, 16 Hyperlink, 17 All, 19 Allergy, 21 Cloth, 23 Not at all, 24 Tilt.

Down: 1 Lawfully, 2 Ladle, 3 Fly, 4 Llandudno, 5 Limeade, 6 Loss, 11 Billy goat, 14 Telltale, 15 Several, 18 Glitz, 20 Loop, 22 Ill.