Compact crossword - The Scotsman 09/03/2012

Friday’s puzzle...

Across

7 World considered as one community (6,7)

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9 Edible crustacean (7)

10 Sum (5)

11 Sprawl (4)

12 Religious song (5)

16 Old lover (5)

17 Sing to sleep (4)

21 South American plain (5)

22 Allegiance (7)

23 Car-ferry (4-2, 4-3)

Down

1 Nimbly (7)

2 Lottery (7)

3 Milky coffee (5)

4 Including everything (3,4)

5 Non-clergy (5)

6 Stomach (5)

8 Truth-like (11)

13 Intoxicant (7)

14 Bars of gold or silver (7)

15 Decider (4-3)

18 Fierce look (5)

19 Recover (5)

20 Go by bike (5)

Thursday’s solution

Across: 1 Attached, 5 Orca, 9 Again, 10 Chaplet, 11 Intermittent, 13 Abrupt, 14 Friend, 17 Bantamweight, 20 Clement,

21 Canto, 22 Nest, 23 Chastens.

Down: 1 Amah, 2 Trainer, 3 Contemplates, 4 Encamp, 6 Rilke, 7 Attitude, 8 Masterpieces, 12 Barbican, 15 Enhance, 16 Switch, 18 Needs, 19 Jobs.