Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 01/07/15

01/07/15
01/07/15
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Wednesday’s puzzle

ACROSS

01/07/15

01/07/15

1 Be persistent, what to do using glue (5,4,2)

9 Stop buzz that’s boring (2-3)

10 Recommendation on which one has no obligation to pay (8)

12 Ancient vessel in camp Horace unearthed (7)

13 Squalid building in which to find rodent (7)

14 I left a teetotaller outside in an inclined position (5)

15 Colonist with wine accepting one penny for appetisers (9)

18 Handy cure dispensed during uproar (3,3,3)

20 Pair removed nag from crash (5)

21 The Parisian to cry out and make a sudden attack (4,3)

24 Never obtain another model car (3,1,3)

25 Capsicum, possibly mine, it was found in river (8)

26 In which one is wrong (5)

27 Yearning to include variety of salt that is durable (4-7)

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2 Occasion abroad for short break (4,3)

3 Endless risk taking Middle Easterner in old vehicle (9)

4 It enables driver to see the way forward more clearly (5)

5 Shortest dance but one? (3-4)

6 I am putting silver ball on insect (5)

7 and 8 50 per cent off is not expensive (5,2,4,3,5)

11 Being in a dazed condition but only doing this after dark (6,5)

16 Attempting testing back in pavilion (6,3)

17 Second lady poet from northern archipelago (8)

19 No start to crazy goings-on killing by hanging (7)

20 Design by Patrick Bird (7)

22 Heard of cunning attempt in Ireland (5)

23 Lady from Brittany arrived (5)