Compact crossword - The Scotsman 17/09/14

Wednesday’s puzzle...

17/09/14
17/09/14

ACROSS

1 Whisky factory (10)

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7 Cheated (8)

8 Shed (4)

9 Roofing tile (5)

10 Wall coating (7)

12 Inglenook (7-6)

15 Arouse passion (7)

17 Aphetic word for pardon (5)

20 Place of trade (4)

21 Overanxious (8)

22 Layout, etc, preferred by a publisher (5,5)

DOWN

1 Headless pin (5)

2 Holy place (7)

3 Lazily (4)

4 1946 film starring Robert Young (4,4)

5 Picture puzzle (5)

6 Ornamental band on a wall (6)

11 End of the line (8)

13 Aircraft shed (6)

14 Vicarage (7)

16 Housey-housey (5)

18 Steeple (5)

19 Inns (4)

Tuesday’s solution

Across: 8 Fad, 9 Overpower, 10 Alert, 11 Nowhere, 12 Round off, 14 Went, 15 Cobs, 16 Proposed, 20 Abolish, 21 Litre, 23 Clearance, 24 Fred.

Down: 1 Affair, 2 Idle, 3 Posted, 4 Penny-farthing, 5 Spasm, 6 Sweetens, 7 Urgent, 13 Unbroken, 15 Chance, 17 Pellet, 18 Dreads, 19 Diary, 22 Tiff.