Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 09/01/15

09/01/15

09/01/15

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Friday’s puzzle

ACROSS

7 1689 battle (13)

9 Reflected image (7)

10 Cold dish (5)

11 Increased (4)

12 Rot (5)

16 Forger (5)

17 Spoilt child (4)

21 Laughing animal (5)

22 Trounce (anag) (7)

23 Insurgent (13)

DOWN

1 Mosquito (7)

2 1513 battle (7)

3 Meadow (5)

4 High-ranking officer (7)

5 Talent (5)

6 Thin and ineffectual (5)

8 Constitution State (11)

13 Likeable (7)

14 Cutting tool (7)

15 Floors (7)

18 Coast (5)

19 Go (5)

20 One of the Great Lakes (5)

Thursday’s solution

Grid A

Across: 1 Scampers, 5 Acre, 9 Flake, 10 Viaduct, 11 Unassailable, 13 Rather, 14 Accede, 17 Unfrequented, 20 Parasol, 21 Trace, 22 Spey, 23 Chastens.

Down: 1 Sift, 2 Against, 3 Press release, 4 Reveal, 6 Crumb, 7 Extremes, 8 Hallucinates, 12 Triumphs, 15 Elevate, 16 Mullah, 18 Farce, 19 nets.

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