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Compact crossword - The Scotsman 01/11/2012

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Thursday’s puzzle....

ACROSS

1 Astounded (coll) (10)

7 Metal container (8)

8 Entirely (Fr) (4)

9 Trifling (5)

10 Comments (on) (7)

12 Musicians (13)

15 At odds with (7)

17 Apparition (5)

20 Mere (4)

21 Currents of warm air (8)

22 Great merit (10)

DOWN

1 Open space in a wood (5)

2 Pustule (70

3 Boundary (4)

4 Escort vessel (8)

5 Surcharge (5)

6 Pudding (6)

11 Liqueur (8)

13 A military force (6)

14 Cruel (7)

16 Forefinger (5)

18 Dig with a spade (5)

19 Hill (4)

Wednesday’s solution

Across: 1 Lawrence, 5 Jamb, 9 Lilac, 10 Leading, 11 Aircraftsman, 13 Region, 14 Emigre, 17 Crêpe suzette, 20 Portion, 21 Govan, 22 Tern, 23 “Doctor No”. Down: 1 Lull, 2 Walking, 3 Encyclopaedia, 4 Collar, 6 Axiom, 7 Beginner, 8 Bantamweight, 12 Crackpot, 15 Get over, 16 Quango, 18 Error, 19 Undo.

 

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