Compact crossword - The Scotsman 09/07/15

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Thursday’s puzzle

ACROSS

1 In a hazardous position (fig) (3,2,1,4)

7 Make narrow (7)

8 Golf club (4)

9 Muscular (5)

10 Applauded (7)

12 Close attention (13)

15 Everlasting (7)

17 Break out (5)

20 Care for (4)

21 Out-of-the-way (8)

22 Nightsticks (10

DOWN

1 Bizarre (5)

2 Trade (7)

3 A short letter (4)

4 Breed of cattle (8)

5 US state (5)

6 A short jacket (6)

11 Encroachment (8)

13 A store (6)

14 Whirlwind (7)

16 An added clause (5)

18 Cupboard (5)

19 Reluctant (4)

Wednesday’s solution

Across: 1 Pea-green, 5 Aced, 9 Coded, 10 Bribery, 11 Yellowhammer, 13 Hyssop, 14 Edwina, 17 Rose-coloured, 20 Oracles, 21 Khaki, 22 Like, 23 Harridan.

Down: 1 Puce, 2 Address, 3 Red blood cell, 4 Elbows, 6 Cream, 7 Daybreak, 8 Bib and tucker, 12 Charcoal, 15 Iceland, 16 Plasma, 18 Stalk, 19 Sign.