Compact crossword - The Scotsman 26/06/14

26/06/14
26/06/14
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Thursday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Unqualified (8)

5 Indian city (4)

9 Relating to citizens (5)

10 Berth (7)

11 Infringed (12)

13 Invisible (6)

14 Flat cap (6)

17 Aggressiveness (12)

20 Moderately slow (mus) (7)

21 A carrion-eating carnivore (5)

22 Stalk (4)

23 Act of retaliation (8)

DOWN

1 In the past (4)

2 Hostelries (7)

3 Unsuitable (12)

4 Deference (6)

6 Wild cherries (5)

7 Short story (8)

8 Join forces (4,8)

12 Rays of light (8)

15 US coins (7)

16 Stringent (6)

18 A gate-keeper’s cottage (5)

19 Bucket (4)

Wednesday’s solution

Across: 1 Chatterbox, 7 Intruder, 8 Noah, 9 Snobs, 10 Florist, 12 Fortune-teller, 15 Epicure, 17 Helga, 20 Parr, 21 Vagabond, 22 All-rounder.

Down: 1 Canon, 2 Acrobat, 3 Todd, 4 Rurality, 5 Owner 6 Lassie, 11 Engraver, 13 Orphan, 14 Lie-abed, 16 Carol, 18 Goner, 19 Ogpu.