Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 04/02/15

04/02/15
04/02/15
Share this article
0
Have your say

Wednesday’s puzzle

Across

Tuesday's solution

Tuesday's solution

1 By which it is spoken (4,2,5)

9 Bad smell to us of decayed leaves (5)

10 Fenced? Discouraged others from entering (8)

12 No end of unadulterated wine, it’s meaning conveyed (7)

13 Refer to another part of the paper when there’s water oozing out (7)

14 Girl caught in wire netting (5)

15 Cannot be seen to be insane (3,2,4)

18 Prospering although not so young (7,2)

20 Situation normally all fouled up initially (5)

21 Top gear (7)

24 Rocks band that is found round the Arctic coast (3-4)

25 Scottish charm (8)

26 Stony broke boxer (5)

27 Ordinary area of grassland put at the rear (11)

DOWN

2 Round with herons fluttering towards land (7)

3 Go down having head start with underwear that’s sound (9)

4 It might be used by photographers to concentrate their attention (5)

5 Me and my fairy (7)

6 In Yorkshire the confounded heat upset Greek character (5)

7 Punishing youngster who’s a scapegoat (8,3)

8 Get together in hospital department newly formed (8)

11 How teacher may be seeking to recruit (11)

16 Suffering alone, isn’t stressful (9)

17 To some extent Ian develops taste perhaps (2,1,5)

19 Single magazine with theory on poetic movement (7)

20 Doubter thus goes round this French part shortly (7)

22 Long time after which to muse (5)

23 The answer’s a fruit (5)