Compact crossword - The Scotsman 31/12/14

31/12/14
31/12/14
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Wednesday’s puzzle

ACROSS

1 Pattern of intersecting lines (5-5)

7 Not bent (7)

8 Writing material (5)

10 Boulder (4)

11 Cutting instrument (8)

13 Implant firmly (6)

15 Extension to building (6)

17 Hanging loosely (8)

18 Speck of soot (4)

21 Of Hindu ascetics (5)

22 Clapping (7)

23 Soft, usually green mineral (10)

DOWN

1 3-D (5)

2 Central US state (4)

3 Entice (6)

4 Spongier (anag) (8)

5 Presume (7)

6 Lammas eg (7,3)

9 Regarding (10)

12 8 across size (8)

14 Renounce (7)

16 Order with authority (6)

19 Indian corn (5)

20 Japanese drink (4)

Yesterday’s Solution

Across: 7 Elicit, 8 Animus, 9 Quit, 10 Kindling, 11 Stolid, 12 Yaffle, 14 Curdle, 17 Spruce, 19 Scrapped, 21 Avid, 22 Vigour, 23 Leeway.

Down: 1 Flaunt, 2 Scuttled, 3 Stoked, 4 Barney, 5 Will, 6 Runnel, 13 Furnaces, 15 Urchin, 16 Expert, 17 Saddle, 18 Climax, 20 Aloe.