Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 02/05/15

02/05/15

02/05/15

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Saturday’s puzzle

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02/05/15

02/05/15

1 Trip at end of three months in America (4,4)

6 Made an effort to influence voters (6)

9 One speaking affectedly about utensil (6)

10 Very dangerous fairy with tailless bloodsucker (8)

11 Storyteller found wader on the way back (4)

12 Thus to be included is one who is indifferent to pleasure or pain (5)

13 Still one abominable snowman (4)

14 Drops something when it becomes uncontrollable (4,3,2,4)

17 Halfway through his days, councillor by river had feeling of pointlessness (3-4,6)

20 Dry letters (4)

22 Lady in a bonnet taken away (5)

24 One making puggish noise did not start (4)

25 I agree at this place repeatedly on the radio (4,4)

26 Hunter included second prayer (6)

27 Senor’s remarkable electronic device (6)

28 Stimulant rarely fine in French coffee (8)

DOWN

2 Permanent living (7)

3 Material valued as rent (9)

4 Corrupting influence of six right above us (5)

5 Knock on left side evokes sympathy (7)

6 Wood from one or two trees? (6,3)

7 Truly pointless get-together (5)

8 Jumped across arch before Edward (7)

15 Take part in a sport over entire resort five left out (9)

16 As ever it’s becoming positive (9)

17 Lie more confusing for French author (7)

18 Pertaining to the intestines of violent Erica within (7)

19 Daily Star’s setting (7)

21 Sounds like a bull ring (5)

23 A loud game of cards included at a distance (5)

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