Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 01/11/14

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Saturday’s puzzle

ACROSS

01/11/14

01/11/14

1 Henry on the stairs in semi-darkness (4-5)

6 Let one in park with memento (5)

9 A telephone call in a state of excitement (5)

10 Alumnus criticises said debts that are offensive (9)

11 Event in which runners need to keep their balances (3-3-5,4)

13 One inn by the railway or another (8)

14 Fellow with two ducks or a penguin (6)

16 One in charge of prisoners has shock about former priest returning (6)

18 Feeling of anger going round confused shy figure (8)

21 Unreal projects, buildings without foundations! (7,2,3,3)

23 Period hag needed to develop symbol used to represent a word (9)

25 Graduate in Zambia’s capital, a port (5)

26 Goes round right inside plant (5)

27 Removed from highest seat in the land (9)

DOWN

1 Hoist explosive welcome (5)

2 But these clothes are not for relaxing in! (6,5)

3 The Parisian including little weight with new gen on medicated tablet (7)

4 grossly distorted list of words (8)

5 Pretend once to include some fibrous tissue (6)

6 Soundly rocks one girl or another (7)

7 Man legitimate extremists love (3)

8 Cases damaged with part of cooking dish (9)

12 Quatrain Ian composed concerned with studies of 6 acrosses of the past (11)

13 Making a takeover bid en route (9)

15 Bird of the length in question (8)

17 Colleague, not Al, arranged poem (7)

19 Some kirsch emerged for planner (7)

20 Man is to come ashore (6)

22 Artist had last letter obliterated (5)

24 Some terribly human thing to do (3)

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