Compact crossword - The Scotsman 10/01/2013

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Thursday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Crestfallen (8)

5 River-fish (4)

9 Sacred symbol (5)

10 A musical toy (7)

11 Hides (4,2,6)

13 Idea (6)

14 Old coin (6)

17 Clamorous (12)

20 Highly infectious disease (7)

21 Nimble (5)

22 Obligation (4)

23 Stormy (8)

DOWN

1 Appointment (coll) (4)

2 In the absence of (7)

3 Meets with disaster (5,2,5)

4 Accurate (coll) (4-2)

6 Short Japanese poem (5)

7 Stigmatising (8)

8 Musical instruments (6-6)

12 Compelled (8)

15 Procedure (7)

16 Extend over (6)

18 Deficient (5)

19 Refuse to admit (4)

Wednesday’s solution

Across: 1 Unequalled, 7 Question, 8 Iraq, 9 Quirk, 10 Esquire, 12 Quartermaster, 15 Macaque, 17 Qatar, 20 Quid, 21 Disquiet,

22 Unrequited. Down: 1 Uluru, 2 Ensurer, 3 Unit, 4 Lonesome, 5 Elihu, 6 Barrie, 11 Befuddle, 13 Uranus, 14 Sea dust, 16 Add-on,

18 Ahead, 19 Esau.

 

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