Compact crossword - The Scotsman 24/07/15

Friday’s puzzle

24/07/15

ACROSS

7 Capital of Missouri (9,4)

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9 Find the total (5,2)

10 Bar of gold (5)

11 Holly (4)

12 Pile of hay (5)

16 Ancient city now in Jordan (5)

17 _ Minor, constellation (4)

21 Gulf in Red Sea (5)

22 Type of number (7)

23 Capital of Prince Edward Island (13)

DOWN

1 Capital of Corsica (7)

2 Poured forth (7)

3 Former capital of Scotland (5)

4 City in southern Turkey (7)

6 Belgian city, capital of province of the same name (5)

6 Former capital of Japan (5)

8 Capital of Guernsey (2,5,4)

13 A failing (7)

14 Capital of New Jersey (7)

15 Capital of Estonia (7)

18 Capital of Bangladesh (old spelling) (5)

19 Capital of Senegal (5)

20 Viper (5)

Thursday’s solution

Across: 1 Sponsors, 5 Scab, 9 Theta, 10 Cholera, 11 Rolling stock, 13 Upshot, 14 Adonis, 17 Bloodthirsty, 20 Romania, 21 Bulge, 22 Dire, 23 Cheers up.

Down: 1 Site, 2 Onerous, 3 Small-holding, 4 Racing, 6 Credo, 7 Brackish, 8 Considerable, 12 Numbered, 15 Nettles, 16 Thrash, 18 Ormer, 19 Seep.