Compact crossword - The Scotsman 12/06/14

Thursday’s puzzle...

12/06/14

ACROSS

1 Singers (10)

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7 Yardsticks (8)

8 Not at home (4)

9 Permit (5)

10 Positive (7)

12 You’re welcome (4,7,2)

15 Teach (7)

17 Small money bag (5)

20 Pace (4)

21 No matter what (8)

22 Stamped out (10)

DOWN

1 Girl’s name (5)

2 A remote settlement (7)

3 Small Japanese container for pills, etc (4)

4 Poor imitation (8)

5 Answer (5)

6 Pacific island (6)

11 Conferred (8)

13 At work (2,4)

14 Prosperous (7)

16 Practical joke (5)

18 Pay out (5)

19 Soft mineral used in cosmetics (4)

Wednesday’s solution

Across: Grid A: Across: 1 Lethargy, 5 Opus, 9 Teeth, 10 Marbled, 11 Athlete’s foot, 13 If ever, 14 Libido, 17 Psychologist, 20 Neatest, 21 Organ, 22 Etna, 23 Rhinitis.

Down: 1 Late, 2 Theatre, 3 Achilles’ heel, 4 Gamete, 6 Polio, 7 Sedation, 8 Dressing-gown, 12 Dispense, 15 Insight, 16 Blotch, 18 Yearn, 19 Onus.