Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 04/12/13

04/12/13
04/12/13
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Wednesday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Engineers calling for repeal (10)

8, 14 and 15 Become alert and refuse to accept the sack lying down? (3,2,3,4,6)

9 Therefore with god of the sun (5)

10 Be extremely frank on one learning initially to deceive (6)

11 One getting up part of staircase (5)

13 Last month Lou and Tim went haywire (6)

14 See 8 across

15 See 8 across

17 Need to have 25 down in poetry replaced (7)

20 A requirement one’s included for flavouring (7)

22 Jumbo’s backseat (6)

24 Davison travelled round Serbian city (4,3)

26 Football score possibly about 100! (6)

28 Cafe’s client (5)

30 Do not start to roll on rung of ladder (6)

31 Air of sadness (5)

32 Understand hold that is firm (5)

33 Yes, tourism became incomprehensible (10)

DOWN

1 Saving reserve who’s playing snooker (8)

2 Servant Virginia has permit (5)

3 Singularly potty art (7)

4 However brings up a musical instrument (4)

5 Not always lit intermittently (3-3-2)

6 From council I accepted some short threads (5)

7 Soup from E Peru (5)

8 Type that is raiding excursion (6)

12 Slid smoothly — on thin ice perhaps (6)

16 Number assume it to be fibrous tissue (6)

18 Larry, he’d removed armorial bearings (8)

19 See 21

21, 19 and 29 Create trouble by interfering unwisely and be stung as a result? (4,2,1,7,4)

23 Less than one command has not yet been supplied (2,5)

24 Fertiliser can be raised again (5)

25 Lines from overseas (5)

27 Goods found in tramcar gold-plated (5)

29 See 21

Tuesday’s solution

Across: 1 Drop-leaf, 5 Twites, 9 Arrivals, 10 Velcro, 12 Abacus, 13 Petty, 16 Others, 17 Blah blah, 20 Impasses, 21 Garner, 23 Every, 25 Invite, 28 Iceman, 29 Industry, 30 Eating, 31 Keen edge.

Down: 1 Drab, 2 Okra, 3 Lovebirds, 4 A place, 6 Whelp, 7 and 8 To cut a long story short, 11 Psalm, 14 and 15 No time like the present, 18 Heartburn, 19 Genie, 22 Avenue, 24 Yearn, 26 Stud, 27 Fyne.