Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 01/10/14

01/10/14

01/10/14

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Wednesday’s puzzle...

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Tuesday's solution

Tuesday's solution

1 Washington’s banker (7)

5 Rice came from graduate’s rug, I concluded (7)

9 Person blowing his own trumpet might be such a player (15)

10 Quite a knotty part of the wood (4)

11 Company might get wound up by him (10)

13 Machine regulator’s smart turn (8)

14 Suture removed from hollow muscular organ (6)

16 Plant with purple flowers or tree (6)

18 Allowed way-out game (8)

21 Particularly distinctive in East Anglian city (10)

22 Buzzer used to be quiet (4)

24 Not feeling well in the open-air (5,3,7)

25 Greek goddess seems in disarray (7)

26 First pair I spoil before end of day (7)

DOWN

1 Ace (5,2,2,6)

2 Willing state (7)

3 Darkness initially misty, unusually really knotty (4)

4 Made a phrase about doctor having joined (8)

5 Claptrap from Greek character getting up from bed on board first (6)

6 One way and another I will stop (10)

7 Man belonging to most famous group of celebrities (7)

8 People who are concerned in politics? (10,5)

12 Beast transporting Cornish ore (10)

15 Continuation to pursue to a conclusion (6,2)

17 Father has a stupid-sounding flatbread (7)

19 Bill has heart trouble going round another part of the body (7)

20 Ways to be accepting nothing that raises pity (6)

23 Cab turned up at eleven.

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