Cryptic crossword – The Scotsman 02/04/2014

02/04/2014
02/04/2014
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Wednesday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

Tuesday's solution

Tuesday's solution

1 Goodbye to food and water (8)

5 Hell before public transport (6)

9 Was on stage highly critical (8)

10 Awfully wickedly (6)

11 Orthodox church, not Russian or Greek (8)

13 Secret concealed lair (6)

14 Fall behind some who are fagging (3)

16 Next thing after a smoking jacket? (6)

19 Sharp right taken in coach before that Parisian (7)

20 Expected to happen when Kelly and I are involved (6)

21 Energy I am displaying after fve (3)

26 Odds on Australian man not starting to smarten up (6)

27 Spies cricketer giving thanks for some bread (8)

28 Endearing quaintness of impulsive action (6)

29 Melon that’s sweet and fresh? (8)

30 Long cloth frst next to an overcoat (6)

31 Adherent’s pressure on workman (8)

DOWN

1 Polish language (6)

2 Rhode Island singer on the bridge (6)

3 You and I wrong to come up fnding decay in timber (3,3)

4 Pulse taken in by lady shortly going round hospital department (6)

6 Call up for the military (8)

7 Intimidate investor in securities before nearly twelve (8)

8 Say Aaron could be going to say this in Japan (8)

12 Severe corroding (7)

15 Shed tears having many lines (3)

16 Annoy persistently using small hidden microphone (3)

17 Does one need to be in fghting form for this? (5,3)

18 Going round this board (8)

19 Polluted water between Europe and Asia? (5,3)

22 Amos, I’m removing shrub (6)

23 Take exception to something (6)

24 Quarrelling with sad Dot rambling (2,4)

25 City having remarkable draw at home (6)