Compact crossword - The Scotsman 17/11/2011

Thursday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Turns aside (8)

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5 Border on (4)

9 Compulsion (5)

10 Streaming out (7)

11 Deferral (12)

13 Frightened (6)

14 A random person (6)

17 Overdelicate (5-7)

20 Angler’s artificial fly (7)

21 French river (5)

22 Long tooth (4)

23 Lonely (8)

DOWN

1 Confront (4)

2 Enthusiasm (7)

3 Stimulating (12)

4 Excellent (6)

6 Salt water (5)

7 All at once (8)

8 Otherworldly (12)

12 A small monkey (8)

15 Expand (4,3)

16 Woos (6)

18 Wrong (5)

19 Proceed (4)

Wednesday’s solution

Across: 1 Peppermint, 7 Saltburn, 8 Vary, 9 Globe, 10 Storage, 12 Cayenne pepper, 15 Saltier, 17 Salty, 20 Salt, 21 Entreaty, 22 Peppercorn.

Down: 1 Pearl, 2 Potable, 3 Etui, 4 Monotype, 5 Never, 6 Brogue, 11 Knee-deep, 13 Ararat, 14 Placebo, 16 Tithe, 18 Titan, 19 Star.