Compact crossword - The Scotsman 30/10/14

30/10/14
30/10/14
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Thursday’s puzzle

ACROSS

1 Pitiful (10)

7 Small ornaments (8)

8 Loathsome (4)

9 The trembling poplar (5)

10 Exercise pads (7)

12 Merging (13)

15 Studies hard (5,2)

17 Cram (5)

20 Bow (4)

21 US state (8)

22 Power-driven (10)

DOWN

1 A type of lemur (5)

2 Bodyguards (7)

3 Necessity (4)

4 Makes a quick exit (8

5 A bluish-green colour (5)

6 Old coin (6)

11 Thrive (8)

13 Advancing (6)

14 Colossal (7)

16 Leather strap (5)

18 Ruff (5)

19 Valley (4)

Yesterday’s solution

Across: 1 Lacewing, 5 Calm, 9 Beryl,10 V-necked, 11 Winding sheet, 13 Afresh, 14 Fright, 17 Warmongering, 20 Torpedo, 21 Brill, 22 Hold, 23 Vestment.

Down: 1 Lobe, 2 Carrier, 3 Well-disposed, 4 Novena, 6 Ankle, 7 Meditate, 8 Welsh rarebit, 12 Baywatch, 15 Genuine, 16 Ignore, 18 Rural, 19 Plot.