Compact Crossword - The Scotsman 26/09/13

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Thursday’s puzzle...

Across

1 Illicit distiller of spirits (10)

7 Great wealth (7)

8 Doctrine (5)

10 The greater part (4)

11 Most amusing (8)

13 English poet

(1922-85) (6)

15 An old sailor (3-3)

17 Writer of fiction (8)

18 Farm building (4)

21 A white heron (5)

22 Rugby players (7)

23 Raw recruit (10)

Down

1 Ethical (5)

2 Musical work (4)

3 Testifies under oath (6)

4 Gave way to (8)

5 Intellectual (coll) (7)

6 Unstable (3,7)

9 Set against (10)

12 Defiled (8)

14 Day-dream (7)

16 Old Testament book (6)

19 Proficient (5)

20 Commotion (2-2)

Wednesday’s solution

Across: 7 Kith, 8 Knickers, 9 Tacky, 10 Kindest, 12 Sky, 13 Worktable, 16 Green Park, 17 Eke, 19 Hacksaw, 21 Known,

23 Songbook, 24 Kerb. Down: 1 Hijacker, 2 Khaki, 3 Ski, 4 Miniskirt, 5 Skidpan, 6 Kris, 11 To speak of, 14 Lukewarm,

15 Leakage, 18 Snake, 20 Amok, 22 Ike.