Compact crossword - The Scotsman 30/05/13

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Thursday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Shortening (8)

5 Use a whip (4)

9 Aromatic plant (5)

10 Idle fancy (7)

11 Gainsaid (12)

13 Shouted loudly (6)

14 At the back (of a boat) (6)

17 Old term for pharmacists (12)

20 Emblem of royal authority (7)

21 Sarcasm (5)

22 Swelter (4)

23 Attentiveness (8)

DOWN

1 Precious stone (4)

2 Plunder (7)

3 Be in control (4,3,5)

5 The drink of the Greek gods (6)

6 Turn aside (5)

7 Storing up (8)

8 State bureaucracy (5,7)

12 Evades (8)

15 A blot on the landscape (7)

16 Sit coarsely (6)

18 Wild flower (5)

19 Sac (4)

Wednesday’s solution

Across: 1 Cover point, 7 Steerage, 8 Hook, 9 China, 10 Cry wolf, 12 Community care, 15 Declare, 17 Stump, 20 Bell, 21 Steroids, 22 Twelfth man.

Down: 1 Catch, 2 Vietnam, 3 Road, 4 Over rate, 5 Nohow, 6 Bowler, 11 Entresol, 13 Opener, 14 Cutworm, 16 “LA Law”, 18 Mid-on, 19 Best.