Compact crossword - The Scotsman 27/02/14

27/02/14
27/02/14
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Thursday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

7 Get the better of (coll) (4)

8 Move away (from danger, etc) (8)

9 Irish county (5)

10 Boy’s name (7)

12 Obtain (3)

13 Inspiring (9)

16 Cudgels (9)

17 Permit (3)

19 Dilemma (7)

21 In reality (5)

23 Set a price on (8)

24 A party (coll)

DOWN

1 Headlong (4-4)

2 Out-and-out (5)

3 Wager (3)

4 Large tents (9)

5 Canoes (3-4)

6 Engrave (4)

11 Short-lived (9)

14 Unnecessary (8)

15 Eccentric character (7)

18 Clan (5)

20 Talk wildly (4)

22 Came across (3)

Wednesday’s solution

Across: 1 Integrated, 7 Circuit, 8 Cache, 10 Luxe, 11 Pharisee, 13 Thread, 15 Needle, 17 Riveting, 18 Edit, 21 Doric, 22 Amateur, 23 Referendum.

Down: 1 Ibrox, 2 Thud, 3 Gotcha, 4 Accursed, 5 Excused, 6 Sculptured, 9 Elementary, 12 Particle, 14 Reverie, 16 Intake, 19 Dream, 20 Land.