Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 01/03/13

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Friday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Heard to adorn a living space with five pairs of legs (7)

5 Sausages served on Greek island (7)

9 Prevents getting ladders when tears up roof (7)

10 Letter from Greece opposing Italian wine (7)

11 Aristocrat is floored by TV game show (9)

12 Does Guinness make you fat? (5)

13 Hurry back over seas (5)

15 Perthshire village near by the maze (9)

16 Sound of bomb landing on heath causes collapse (9)

18 Murderer half-hearted when more mature (5)

21 Nick’s score (5)

22 Sister can make stew out of kitchen containers (9)

24 Freight distributed by military aircraft (7)

26 Cleared out European representative when pinned down (7)

27 Retsina disrupts aspects of vision (7)

28 Sting that is sweet (7)

DOWN

1 Is in charge of dreadful scans (7)

2 Take suitable internal remedy (7)

3 Small foreign animal picks up inanimate object (5)

4 Document nervous movement by most of stiff embassy personnel (10,5)

5 Sportsman’s sidekick manages merchant seaman (6,9)

6 Sparkle in garlanding flowers (3)

7 Be careful when brain is disturbed (4,3)

8 Possibly list any that are holy (7)

12 Spanish man put up gutters (5)

14 Department at hospital showed good range of competence (5)

16 Pine, for example, for nice soup (7)

17 Anxious but secure (7)

19 Forecast copper will take credit wrongly (7)

20 Finally you stay around what’s left (7)

23 I am surrounded by primates turning brown (5)

25 Knock out, decapitate, put in barrel (3)

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