Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 05/03/13

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Tuesday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

8 Make an enemy of foreigner who was a consumer (8)

9 With one vehicle, American was doomed high-flier (6)

10 Aggro useful component of complaint (6)

11 Sounds like fairy story that owning firearms is human right, made up by one in the business (8)

12 Make rude remarks about women behind their backs (4)

13 Anagram that’s disallowed (3,2,5)

15 I sorted out cholesterol, say (7)

17 Chlorine with oxygen turns solid in cupboards (7)

20 Beats Ian in struggle when not present (2,8)

22 Put something in drink to make one weave (4)

24 Is Tim a plod, possibly, or a good negotiator? (8)

26 Peninsula that doesn’t start in region of Russia (6)

27 Allocate in position of notice (6)

28 Holy man to encourage fish (8)

DOWN

1 Flourished over exam about bloomers (6)

2 It’s mad to begrudge program that corrects errors (8)

3 Classify pet, for example, or audible features (10)

4 Arrange to set high vertical limits (7)

5 Big fierce animal, opening lets it out now (4)

6 Beaver rammed — destroyed (6)

7 Coats made of dead animals worn on the street is way over the top! (8)

14 Go down on account of debts? It’s a lie (10)

16 It’s a mistake to ingest at most spicy (8)

18 Market carrots, cabbage etc, it’s said, and woven fabric border (8)

19 Believer in centralized government not in charge of informative value (7)

21 Present as den in Los Angeles suburb (3,3)

23 Note old and new Greek dress (6)

25 My French son was in famous battle (4)

Monday’s solution

Across: 1 Satirist, 5 Wanton, 10 Landscape, 11 Range, 12 Overdue, 13 Conceal, 14 Farewell, 17 Emits, 19 Lucre, 21 Answered, 24 Circuit, 25 Scandal, 27 Tiara, 28 Negotiate, 29 Donkey, 30 Stockade.

Down: 1 Seldom, 2 Tense, 3 Residue, 4 Stale, 6 Arrange, 7 Tangerine, 8 Needless, 9 Hercules, 15 Ascertain, 16 Exacting, 18 Elicited, 20 Educate, 22 Elastic, 23 Allege, 25 Sight, 26 Drama.

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