Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 01/09/15

01/09/15

01/09/15

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Monday's solution

Monday's solution

1 Arrive, having had a good meal, at theatre seat and return to the start (4,4,6)

9 Veteran courteous, concealing bitterness (7)

10 Daughter of Minos who had rape to contend with (7)

11 Three feet found by Met? (4)

12 Worthless revolutionary, one leading proletariat (5)

13 Cut stretches of grass, but leave their bristles (4)

16 Takes apart international body’s choices (7)

17 Holds up the Spanish in less than a week (6)

19 Give example of professional uprooted as vinegary (6)

22 Use of such headgear can mushroom! (4,3)

25 Produced pups, perhaps, in black and another colour (4)

26 Delight in repulse by transmission of force (5)

27 Odd galleon found in Scottish valley (4)

30 Play for time to gush over short distance (4,3)

31 Composed chorale while having severe infection (7)

32 Understand the diplomacy of Earth Summit conference to give a forceful warning (4,3,4,3)

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1 Go through with takeaway (5,3)

2 Predatory female repeated incantation with added pressure (7)

3 Current fellow disreputable (4)

4 Charles chopped down trees (7)

5 Policeman to catch American composer (7)

6 A lot of paper covered about morning (4)

7 Convicted criminal was, no doubt, having pioneered a method (3,4)

8 Is red planet hot? No, it’s boggy (5)

14 Sharp incision made by a final knife (5)

15 Gather a collection in 27 (5)

18 Capstone hewn out in type of mine (8)

20 Mice she routed from shift (7)

21 The ache occasioned by attack of this animal (7)

22 Soft turns to loud when gimlet is more violent (7)

23 Cried, they say, a very long time with volcanic depression (7)

24 Old boy may see fuss made about being fat (5)

28 One former war left out another (4)

29 Leading couples get more notice when single (4)

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