Compact crossword - The Scotsman, 01/08/13

Thursday’s puzzle...

Across

1 Tortuous (10)

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7 Peter out (7)

8 Provide food, etc (5)

10 Of no legal force (4)

11 Fruits (8)

13 Instigate (6)

15 Nocturnal animal (6)

17 Water farmland (8)

18 Italian city (4)

21 Girl’s name (5)

22 East European country (7)

23 Not having feeling (10)

DOWN

1 Motionless (5)

2 Uncultured (4)

3 Not liable (6)

4 Strategic (8)

5 Shortly (3,4)

6 Recognised (10)

9 Self-controlled (10)

12 Vegetate (8)

14 Convinced (7)

16 Crosspieces (6)

19 Vibrant (5)

20 Dingy (4)

Wednesday’s solution

Across: 7 Beer, 8 Scarlett, 9 Jewel, 10 Colonel, 12 Vex, 13 Professor, 16 Adjutancy, 17 Aft, 19 Spatial, 21 White, 23 Outrider, 24 Saga.

Down: 1 Reverend, 2 Green, 3 Ask, 4 War Office, 5 Alfonso, 6 Stye, 11 Irrawaddy, 14 Offstage, 15 Mustard, 18 Ghost, 20 Plum, 22 Mrs.