Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 04/10/14

04/10/14

04/10/14

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Saturday’s puzzle

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04/10/14

04/10/14

1 Dancing girl who’s carrying her swag in Australia (8,7)

9 Initially by tree by the way (2,5)

10 Artist to go long way initially to make hotchpotch (7)

11 Judge getting line about right (5)

12 Hoarding ring William Shakespeare accepted (9)

13 In the event it led to give a claim (7)

14 Illness means game did not start before Sunday (7)

16 Rearrange and replenish (7)

19 Abject but pointedly prodigal (7)

21 Indeed cud could have been chewed although was not certain (9)

23 Saw part of hard whitish object (5)

24 Ancestor I located in Portuguese resort (7)

25 Warlike poet (7)

26 Become taller as a result of exercise (7,4,4)

DOWN

1 What dominant partner does to partly clothe herself (4,3,8)

2 Socialist went first (7)

3 Nothing had been assessed that is not subject to tax (4-5)

4 VIP has no furniture (7)

5 Scarf used to deaden sound (7)

6 Beat rebellious brother without hesitation (5)

7 Unauthorised disclosure that could sink us (7)

8 Like some mountains _ ancient (2,3,2,3,5)

15 Talks about one town in Cambridgeshire (9)

17 Lets Rod aggravate OAP (7)

18 Name of beast said to be red-nosed at the present time (7)

19 Maidens upsetting jazz musician (7)

20 Adore building ie solid (7)

22 Gold standard (5)

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