Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 03/10/14

03/10/14

03/10/14

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Friday’s puzzle...

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Thursday's solution

Thursday's solution

1 Places where topsides are cooked (8)

5 Peacekeepers’ man to request manifest (6)

10 Pesters for restoration of initial conditions (7)

11 Anyone would collect to cover first discovery of sedative (7)

12 German city is one making an effort (5)

13 Familiarises professional with airport department (9)

14 Understand where goitre’s found you’ll be given a dressing down (3,2,2,3,4)

17 Living next to one most desirable as follower of Sartre (14)

21 Regular updates regarding shots fired roundabout home (9)

23 Drag mother back around range (5)

24 Nail on wall covering, we hear, that’s touchy-feely (7)

25 Sailors tricked, they say, to go awol (7)

26 Subject that may be important (6)

27 Those who interfere with apple-type fruit are reported (8)

DOWN

1 Delegate is planted in river (6)

2 Direct proceedings where even fees are included in boast (7)

3 Smart pine construction made in plant (9)

4 Trembling, sit near a mating carnivore thought to be extinct (9,5)

6 Lack of reassurances about secluded spots (5)

7 Invitation to the Skylark in future? (3,4)

8 Have a stock of Japanese drink as memento (8)

9 Shift chap at switches — more to come (5,4,5)

15 You lodge, it’s rumoured, on other side, being eloquently praised (9)

16 Brave Tim originally quoted in exact words (8)

18 Not allowed to be sick in charge of it (7)

19 Add two halves, they say, to make a person (7)

20 Stressed utensils in soaring musical pieces (6)

22 One turned out to be formerly from Skye, perhaps (6)

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