Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 02/07/14

02/07/14
02/07/14
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Wednesday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

Tuesday's solution

Tuesday's solution

1 Be exactly the right handy size? (3,4,1,5)

10 North American be busily active with the book (5)

11 Bird flag crony waved (9)

12 Cult prone to become fat (9)

13 So long in Madrid (5)

14 Genuine fish pigment (7)

16 More prepared for back pass to be included (7)

18 Unaffected by this gas (7)

20 Unit of artillery’s power source? (7)

21 Photograph Greek character in the water (5)

23 Lacks essential most inevitably (5,4)

25 I name fourth writer who had done some engraving (9)

26 Stupid person, one with Dorothy going round island (5)

27 Going round, who’ll go fourth and continue to its conclusion? (6,7)

DOWN

2 Discharge from ulcer upsetting choir (5)

3 Left one member some fast food or cheese (9)

4 Greek be brewing drink (3,4)

5 To rear a new device for putting air in (7)

6 Beast had a walk up (5)

7 Single out for oppressive treatment Victor before Timothy is initially excused (9)

8 Corinthians’ account does not add up about being set in wrong period (13)

9 Apologetic being the worse for wear (2,1,5,5)

15 Hors d’oeuvre from Herod to follow (9)

17 High-pitched Lisa omits exercise (9)

19 Archer’s lengthy salute? (7)

20 Difference between two sides (7)

22 Time spent in Capri, lengthy (5)

24 Putting into service ushering her out (5)