Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 05/06/14

05/06/14

05/06/14

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Thursday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

Solution 04/06/14

Solution 04/06/14

1 Cleaners take the French to new dance (10)

6 Ancient Egyptian goddess who lives twice (4)

10 Urge club to leave to get time to train (9)

11 Preside over a church broadcast (5)

12 May be left with boy who has reached his destination (6)

13 Did the guild turn out? With pleasure (7)

15 Will patient attendants regulate inventions? (9)

18 Enter harbour to introduce a world leader (5)

19 In uprisings, made most of protest marches (5)

21 Are permits needed to leave harbours? (9)

23 New aura created by the unsuspecting (7)

24 Have some extra room to shelter, by the way (6)

27 Realises Kelvin has won over Primary Seven (5)

28 Secondary period may be required after the allotted span (5,4)

29 Fabrication of spun thread (4)

30 Idle sister ended up being disinfected (10)

DOWN

1 Boast about having company, in the main (4)

2 In the stomach, for example, one can trace some cavities (5)

3 Clean up American city on the ground (7)

4 Rest for a second time on a new day (5)

5 Takes too much in, so drove away to the south-east (9)

7 Open up with some amusement to make a killing (9)

8 In first ship’s trip, can examine things closely (10)

9 Small school left on record arduous journey (6)

14 Sudden detox needed on Boxing Day (4,6)

16 Swallow up missing volume, with selfish behaviour (9)

17 Realise agent may have a piece of equipment (9)

20 Live and let live, with closing words in short supply (6)

22 Was real VIP forced to take command? (7)

24 Got into school a term behind schedule (5)

25 Is there something wrong with a spinster? (5)

26 Be inclined to start (and finish) (4)

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