Compact crossword - The Scotsman 18/09/14

Thursday’s puzzle...

18/09/14

ACROSS

1 Storing up (8)

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5 Girl’s name (4)

9 Chaos (US coll) (5)

10 Student (7)

11 Polite (4-8)

13 Invective (6)

14 On the go (6)

17 Besides (4,3,5)

20 Honours gained (7)

21 Recorded (5)

22 Old Testament book (4)

23 Taking sides (8)

DOWN

1 Chop small (4)

2 Layman (7)

3 A deceitful person (6-6)

4 Capital of the Bahamas (6)

6 Middle-distance runner (5)

7 Shorten (7)

8 Display case (5,7)

12 Wanderer (8)

15 Attracts (7)

16 Black Sea port (6)

18 Explode (5)

19 Norse god (4)

Wednesday’s solution

Across: 1 Distillery, 7 Swindled, 8 Barn, 9 Slate, 10 Plaster, 12 Chimney-corner, 15 Inflame, 17 Scuse, 20 Mart, 21 Neurotic, 22 House style.

Down: 1 Dowel, 2 Sanctum, 3 Idly, 4 “Lady Luck”, 5 Rebus, 6 Frieze, 11 Terminus, 13 Hangar, 14 Rectory, 16 Lotto, 18 Spire, 19 Pubs.