Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 04/06/14

04/06/14

04/06/14

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Wednesday’s puzzle...

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Solution 03/06/14

Solution 03/06/14

1 Constant state of urgency people with something in common have in lobby (8,5)

10 In a sorry state (9)

11 Unhappy at following for past president (5)

12 Biggest case presumably (7)

13 Pig consumed fish or small bird (7)

14 Not left out of the team nearer to the centre of the field (6)

16 Desmond to choose or not to choose (8)

18 Wrinkle perhaps found in newspaper (8)

20 King had excellent new recruits, you’re starting before one (5,1)

23 Father puts cloth over model (7)

24 Swollen area in Jack’s pit (7)

26 Single puce arrangement that will freeze (3,2)

27 Archer’s to revolutionise band (9)

28 Cycle of old money (5-8)

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2 Star in brig I learnt from (5)

3 Enquiry agent of course (7)

4 Spread out antique after fun develops (6)

5 Went into service (8)

6 Pink eggs round chair (7)

7 These garments should not be worn out (9)

8 Some research Bishop Richard did at Canterbury (13)

9 Sad shy nitwits suffering in the middle of July (2,8,3)

15 Bit of a blow by the coast (3,6)

17 Switch positions (2,3,3)

19 Member’s turn to compose form of delivery (3,4)

21 Lady he slept around with? (7)

22 Person having a fling? (6)

25 Each number had been taken in (5)

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