Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman, 05/06/15

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Friday’s puzzle

ACROSS

8 Hunt a boa lost on road in Germany (8)

9 Good public speaker - for a Tory supporter (6)

10 Set alight meat in iron dish (6)

11 Assigned something completely renovated (4,4)

12 Welshman who came back with freshly-laid egg (4)

13 Tell it how it is in lecture on modern Aatolia (4,6)

15 Equal cut made in vegetable (7)

17 Scotch princess getting fur (7)

20 Schematise operation that instructs in the wrong way (10)

22 Lodges rumoured to be way in to underworld (4)

24 He is a warden on the street, but he is not known to us (8)

26 Anonymous person gets through gates to find people giving away money (6)

27 I’d be seized by flutters using bathroom equipment (6)

28 Highlander breaks the cruet (8)

DOWN

1 Whitman retired from Open University as one banned from society (6)

2 Moorhen’s affected by endorphins, for example (8)

3 Most white-faced Romeo in a meeting with Italian composer (10)

4 Loan may turn out to be departure from the norm (7)

5 Mare gave birth, we hear, in sheltered pen (4)

6 Work claimed by us after science room taken down (6)

7 Predict that so-called Guildford bombers will confess (8)

14 Boxing order puts out team on top (4,4,2)

16 Amelia Earhart, say, went from departure point by way of chicanes, reportedly (8)

18 Drink to throw up in the basin? (8)

19 It’s kindness to be cautious about the answer (7)

21 Let sea flow around bristly plant (6)

23 Ball hard to get to in city visited by royalty (6)

25 Sudden wind capsizes tugs (4)