Compact crossword - The Scotsman 25/03.15

Wednesday’s puzzle

25/03/15

ACROSS

1 Growing (10)

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7 Nation (7)

8 Come round again (5)

10 Libertine (4)

11 Chivalrous (8)

13 Irish capital (6)

15 Aft (6)

17 Class (8)

18 Italian wine (4)

21 Fountain in Rome (5)

22 Ordinary soldier (7)

23 Business venture (10)

DOWN

1 Inebriated (5)

2 Prohibit (4)

3 Plan (6)

4 Fit of giggling (8)

5 Item of menswear (7)

6 Timid person (7-3)

9 Rethink (10)

12 Very large (4-4)

14 In the middle (7)

16 Just happen (4,2)

19 Disgrace (5)

20 Country in South Pacific (4)

Tuesday’s solution

Across: 7 Simile, 8 Hiatus, 9 Riga, 10 Poseidon, 11 Resile, 12 Capons, 14 Cranks, 17 Paltry, 19 Fruition, 21 Avow, 22 Stucco, 23 Exeter.

Down: 1 Liaise, 2 Citation, 3 Temple, 4 Physic, 5 Magi, 6 Suborn, 13 Pulsates, 15 Rarity, 16 Spigot, 17 Ponder, 18 Rhodes, 20 Inch.