Scotsman crossword answers: Here are the solutions for our daily puzzles from Wednesday 16 December

From 'Yen' to 'destitution' here are the answers you've been looking for

Our puzzles are meant to be a challenge - find the answers to Wednesday's below.
Our puzzles are meant to be a challenge - find the answers to Wednesday's below.

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DOUBLE CROSSWORD answers from Wednesday 16 December:

Cryptic: Across: 6 Express; 7 Repel; 9 Beats; 10 Plaster; 12 Predominate; 14 Constituent; 18 Reactor; 19 Miner; 21 Steer; 22 Release. Down: 1 Expel; 2 Crater; 3 Ass; 4 Reason; 5 Beneath; 8 Clamour; 11 Advisor; 13 Molests; 15 Sachet; 16 Noised; 17 Feast; 20 Yen.

Quick: Across: 6 Doleful; 7 Pivot; 9 Proud; 10 Freedom; 12 Destitution; 14 Confederate; 18 Present; 19 Vital; 21 Lapel; 22 Convene. Down: 1 Court; 2 Reduce; 3 Buy; 4 Direct; 5 Solomon; 8 Craters; 11 Student; 13 Journal; 15 Fasten; 16 Thieve; 17 Haunt; 20 Tow.