Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 06/05/14

06/05/14

06/05/14

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Tuesday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

05/05/14 solution

05/05/14 solution

1 Celebrate lavishly during launch (4,3,4,3)

9 Game insect (7)

10 Most of charged particle or printing-plate (7)

11 Flying? It has not been decided (2,2,3,3)

12 Play without a drink (4)

14 Score two love (6)

15 Free of charge (8)

17 Showing up former sitting (8)

19 Salute fellow archer (6)

22 Crooked with a sort of smile (4)

23 Manual worker’s coloured garment part (4-6)

25 Hit song remixed as soon as it’s seen (2,5)

26 Dog in an/or out (7)

27 One is not charged for making an impact (5,9)

DOWN

1 How relay racer will take over responsibility (4,2,3,5)

2 One who successfully commits this crime cannot be convicted (7)

3 Child under Kate struggling as Kelvin starts to kick off (4,2,4)

4 Expedition leader meets up with attitude of admiration (6)

5 Into bed I entered being respectful (8)

6 Bound not to have won or lost (4)

7 Said, said in a low voice but didn’t start (7)

8 Exam, we all go in for? (6,8)

13 It isn’t acceptable when it’s not working (3,2,5)

16 An article left on city perhaps resolving into first principles (8)

18 In Cupar a solitary sunshade (7)

20 Lady in the pink? (7)

21 Overhaul salesman’s appearance (6)

24 Not in favour of having a trap (4)

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