Compact crossword - The Scotsman 25/07/13

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Thursday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Gives asylum to (8)

5 Expectorate (4)

9 Throb (5)

10 Provide funds to businesses (7)

11 Small bats (12)

13 Contrive (6)

14 An arachnid (6)

17 Put in order again (12)

20 A descriptive term (7)

21 A table of contents (5)

22 Cast off (4)

23 Conceives (8)

DOWN

1 Publicity stunt (4)

2 Recovers (7)

3 First performance of a play, etc (7,5)

4 Disprove (6)

6 A jury (5)

7 Value greatly (8)

8 Translating (12)

12 Long, wandering journeys (8)

15 German city (7)

16 Tempo (6)

18 Exalt (5)

19 Gets rid of (4)

Wednesday’s solution

Across: 1 Great Lakes, 7 Superior, 8 Teak, 9 Slope, 10 Ontario, 12 ‘West Side Story’, 15 Atrophy, 17 Spahi, 20 Erie, 21 Geometry, 22 Stonemason.

Down: 1 Gruel, 2 Eye-spot, 3 Twin, 4 Arranged, 5 Extra, 6 Rapier, 11 Michigan, 13 Entire, 14 Topless, 16 Overt, 18 Huron, 19 Boom.

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