Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 04/07/15

04/07/15

04/07/15

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Saturday’s puzzle

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Friday's solution

Friday's solution

1 Fell resoundingly having said something embarrassing (7,1,7)

9 One doubts whether he did it (7)

10 Over 50 in group are wretched (7)

11 Sending Maria off with one fish (10)

12 Beldame zealously consuming Greek hors d’oeuvre (4)

14 Prompt Scots in force with process of forcing liquid from rocks (8)

15 Ground reduced to a soft structureless mass (6)

17 Chastise lively person endlessly (6)

18 Prettier sort that’s tense (8)

21 It is all right, trendy inside, to make a piggish noise! (4)

22 CIR not completely round (10)

24 As he can recognise everything, he cannot be a learner (4-3)

25 Across to put some purpose, but exploit too much (7)

26 Way engine is working off energy (7,3,5)

DOWN

1 Stick on female side (7)

2 Obtains stopover round vantage point (11,4)

3 Arrange all the elements in front of parcel (10)

4 Fruit Neil distributed at meridian (4,4)

5 Like to take in company going round gambling room (6)

6 A strange bloomer (4)

7 Dicky can upgrade hotel having received lavish payment (6,9)

8 Revolutionary to be in charge of oxide (3,4)

13 Results in excruciating sunburn initially during hot and oppressive weather (10)

16 Drink completely to flow away (5,3)

17 Lookers-on without pair of spectacles struggled to find diver’s air-tube (7)

19 Draw light that can be found in roof (3,4)

20 These bodily effects are not felt straight away after one has been in the air a long time (3,3)

23 Army cricket team’s vehicle (4)

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