Compact crossword - The Scotsman 09/09/2014

Tuesday’s puzzle...

ACROSS


7 Ruler of feudal Japan (6)

8 Hard to understand (6)

9 Wreck (4)

10 Decoration (8)

11 Virtuous (6)

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12 Painter (1775-1851) (6)

14 Expert (6)

17 Contest (6)

19 Sovereignty (8)

21 Deaden (4)

22 Relating to finance, etc (6)

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23 Abstract (6)

DOWN

1 Songbird (6)

2 Worried (coll) (8)

3 Wrecked (6)

4 Woodwind instrument (6)

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5 Fragrant healing ointment (4)

6 A pear-shaped acid fruit (6)

13 Jogged the memory (8)

15 An ideal state (6)

16 Small amount (6)

17 Awning (6)

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18 Oxter (6)

20 Hankering (4)

Monday’s solution

ACROSS: 1 Damp-course, 8 Arousal, 9 See to, 10 Town, 11 Ha-ha, 12 Fan, 14 Asylum, 15 Grater, 18 Mob, 20 Gaol. 21 Grot, 23 Newel, 24 Curtain, 25 Drawbridge.

DOWN: 1 Doorway, 2 Mast, 3 Cellar, 4 Upstairs, 5 Shelf, 6 Part payment, 7 Cornerstone, 13 Bungalow, 16 Terrace, 17 Boxcar, 19 Bower, 22 Grid.