Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 06/11/13

06/11/13

06/11/13

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Wednesday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Below Pip removed tube (8)

5 Virtuous Charles Lawrence (6)

10 More anaemic doctor in Sicily (7)

11 Head Office utilising protective cover (7)

12 Dance to alarmingly new gait originally initially (5)

13 Defeat with extra run (9)

14 Leave town and call election (2,2,3,7)

17 Acting so right to be included in dance, music etc (10,4)

21 Somewhere between A and B perhaps (2,7)

23 Meaning to go with the tide (5)

24 Volunteer dog (7)

25 Potboiler without it cooking up stupid mistake (7)

26 Right to have a face on this tyre (6)

27 One man or another covering a way inside (8)

DOWN

1 Byway used by pedestrians in the country? (6)

2 Load Ron transported to place in Florida (7)

3 Left on before pair left terrorist in African capital (5,4)

4 Picture school subject dealing with the science of light (14)

6 Meet amateur in place one often visits (5)

7 Striker removed plant (7)

8 Crabby movement? (8)

9 Copperhead! (5,9)

15 Pound Dawn waved throughout (2-3-4)

16 Chip off the old block? (8)

18 Having finished work, got dressed again (7)

19 Fall-guy on tour? (7)

20 3-D record-player (6)

22 Latin-American, some lady turned up (5)

Tuesday’s solution...

Across: 1 Fleapit, 5 Padre, 11 A noble gentleman, 12 Nobs, 13 Basis, 14 Fast, 17 Screen, 18 Schemer, 20 Drivers, 22 Putsch, 24 Oman, 25 Lease, 26 Book, 29 Dig your own grave, 30 Crags, 31 Brigade.

Down: 2 Look back in anger, 3 Auld, 4 Ingrain, 6 Ally, 7 Ramsay Macdonald, 8 Wains, 9 Indies, 10 Unitary, 15 Hewed, 16 Chute, 19 Edmonds, 21 Spears, 22 Postwar, 23 Skied, 27 Long, 28 Agog.

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