Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 05/05/14

05/05/14
05/05/14
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Monday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Making films casting charming toy ape (14)

9 Prizes gained in hostilities when surrounded by Communists (7)

10 Lifelike scene produced by designer who’s a master (7)

11 Understood to give the go-ahead (4)

12 Frequently 100 is power (5)

13 Twist flannel (4)

16 Painter’s vehicle ran into wall (7)

17 Give thanks to Venetian ruler in his final years (7)

19 Holiday on a National Trust property that’s free (7)

22 Makes a resolution on 13th of last month (7)

25 The French doctor has a woolly jumper (4)

26 Physician’s a person who may carry on talking monotonously (5)

27 Solo performance in Norwegian city (4)

30 Inventor takes a piece of pasta and twirls it round a bit (7)

31 Soft porn is far from what I care to see (7)

32 Stumble when standing – have a lucky landing (4,2,44)

DOWN

1 Healing given by clergyman coming round at four (8)

2 Amphibian to possess in Cumbernauld, for example (3,4)

3 Medic concerned with getting increase (4)

4 Protest, feeling gutted at charge for MOT (4,3)

5 Boon declared by Nietzsche? (7)

6 New star seen going down river (4)

7 The gain distributed by warmth (7)

8 Workers pay attention to health and safety (5)

14 Local regulation on hill (5)

15 Refuse to go any further on bus ticket (5)

18 Sounds very like donkey stepping on insect (8)

20 Break down real aim of Spanish port (7)

21 Twisting is or is not possible (7)

22 Press for payment, having gone crazy at place of imprisonment (7)

23 Turn one’s nose up at first deployed couple of agents, reportedly (7)

24 Soft fruit turns to mush (5)

28 Spirit of Korean city is audible (4)

29 Goes out briefly to post office with something one forgot to write earlier (4)