Compact crossword - The Scotsman 29/05/2015

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Friday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

7 Many times (5,3,5)

9 Latter part of the day (7)

10 Time (music) (5)

11 Specified day (4)

12 Trample (5)

16 Piggish sound (5)

17 Scheming (2,2)

21 Profundity (5)

22 Attired (7)

23 Week after Pentecost (7,6)

DOWN

1 1st of month in ancient Rome (7)

2 Sovereign power (7)

3 Escargot (5)

4 Mad yeti (anag) (7)

5 Lava (5)

6 Pry (5)

8 For 24 hours (5,3,3)

13 Ancient (7)

14 Chapter (7)

15 Hottest period of the summer (3,4)

18 _ Piaf, French singer (5)

19 Month (5)

20 First appearance (5)

Thursday’s solution

Across: 1 Dragoons, 5 Dump, 9 Flint, 10 Traduce, 11 Independence, 13 Vandal, 14 Revile, 17 Recapitulate, 20 Updated, 21 Nigel, 22 Ewer, 23 Conserve.

Down: 1 Daft, 2 Avignon, 3 On the warpath, 4 Netted, 6 U-turn, 7 Preceded, 8 Hard feelings, 12 Overrule, 15 Integer, 16 Studio, 18 Cadre, 19 Glee.

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