Compact crossword - The Scotsman 06/11/14

Thursday’s puzzle

06/11/14

ACROSS

7 Prevalent (4)

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8 Undermined (8)

9 Wager (5)

10 Filling up (7)

12 Silly fool (3)

13 Shrub (9)

16 Coming again and again (9)

17 A snake (3)

19 Flesh out (7)

21 Prestige (5)

23 Proves to be true (8)

24 Small river-fish (4)

DOWN

1 Aversion (8)

2 Adorns (5)

3 Tree (3)

4 Repugnant (9)

5 Awaiting action (7)

6 Knock out (4)

11 Speedboat (9)

14 Hide safely (8)

15 Cut of beef (7)

18 Steer (5)

20 Demeanour (4)

22 Request (3)

Wednesday’s solution:

Across: 1 Scotch mist, 7 The flat, 8 Super, 10 Cell, 11 Thunders, 13 Storms, 15 Bantam, 17 Inertial, 18 Hail, 21 Leapt, 22 Monsoon, 23 Cold shower.

Down: 1 Spell, 2 Oily, 3 Catchy, 4 Mason jar, 5 Sapient, 6 Stock-still, 9 Resembling, 12 Imitated, 14 Oregano, 16 Warmth, 19 Amour, 20 Snow.