Compact crossword - Edinburgh Evening News 07/01/2012

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Today’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1. Despicable (12)

7. Command (5)

8. Circus entertainer (5)

9. Organ of sight (3)

10. Swear (9)

11. Hypothesis (6)

12. Away (6)

15. Stubborn (9)

17. Steal from (3)

18. Concerning (5)

19. Seat (5)

21. Fruitless (12)

DOWN

1. Customary (12)

2. Finish (3)

3. Outcast (6)

4. Helplessly drunk (9)

5. Not tight (5)

6. Spineless animal (12)

7. Extremely fat (5)

10. Lawyer (9)

13. Mistake (5)

14. Stale (6)

16. Faint (5)

20. Curve (3)

Last week’s solution

Across: 6 Penguin; 7 Stone; 9 Ate; 10 Charlatan; 12 Extravagant; 15 Dumbfounded; 17 Appraisal; 19 Asp; 21 Funny; 22 Gingham.

Down: 1 Petty; 2 Age; 3 Rich; 4 Strangler; 5 Uncanny; 8 Craven; 11 Exuberant; 13 Rookie; 14 Surplus; 16 Oscar; 18 Akin; 20 Egg.