Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 03/01/15

03/01/15

03/01/15

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Saturday’s puzzle

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Friday's solution

Friday's solution

1 and 21 Hammer to be perfectly accurate (3,3,4,2,3,4)

6 I don’t know how to be successful in exams (4)

10 Biting acid that’s pronouncedly icy at the end (9)

11 Fish from black stream (5)

12 Retiring worker entered hut (6)

13 Oceanic place GI resorted to (7)

15 Friend with a list that is acceptable (9)

18 Move undergarment (5)

19 Dress fittings more expensive (3,2)

21 See 1 across

23 Attractive – only partly successful? (7)

24 Advantage doctor has first to clean out channel (6)

27 Record Bill taking time to find moon’s age at beginning of year (5)

28 In which to be entertained after dark (9)

29 Bets they are not clerical on Sunday (4)

30 How reformed crook will make a beeline! (2,8)

DOWN

1, 7 and 26 Be a nearby witness at the fight? (4,1,8,4)

2 Bird on church, he is not very big (5)

3 It keeps locks in place the rain upset (7)

4 Leonard turned up before second half of July with the lady (5)

5 Beginning to appear fashionable with nice tip arranged (9)

7 See 1 down

8 101 in seclusion suffering anxiety (10)

9 Dagger-sign removed from blouse (6)

14 Extra revolver motorist might carry (5,5)

16 Fabulous story over a number of lines (9)

17 Interposed abruptly when it had snapped in half, say (5,4)

20 Proton exploded without delay (6)

22 Some select radical mythological creature (7)

24 Number on hand (5)

25 Leaving working (5)

26 See 1 down

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