Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 07/01/15

07/01/15

07/01/15

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Wednesday’s puzzle

ACROSS

07/01/15

07/01/15

1 Hooter not heard in the daytime? (5-3)

5 I’m leaving emporium in a mess for member (4-2)

10 Doctor taken in by lady on xylophone (7)

11 Rouse Romeo with sparkling apparatus (7)

12 Message transported over a mile (5)

13 Random possibilities of success (3-2-4)

14 Dried berry as payment for accommodation (10,4)

17 Meeting friend in the usual way (14)

21 Some tobacco trace I get removed (9)

23 Dessert in tailless plane (5)

24 Prefix currently used (7)

25 People in general admit blame for treatment (7)

26 What bills do when the time is ripe! (6)

27 Reportedly made a mistake going to capital with concurrence of symptoms (8)

DOWN

1 One item in the show, could be many (6)

2 One from Cologne has point that’s relevant (7)

3 Interval for photographer (4-5)

4 Place where elementary observations are made (7,7)

6 Harmful certainly is inclusion of sore (5)

7 Sketch route for getaway (7)

8 A pirate’s disguised as hanger-on (8)

9 Refused to talk to someone who had been despatched to witches’ place before touch-down (4,2,8)

15 Red banana, surprisingly it can be eaten (4,5)

16 It might take some licking in the parlour (3,5)

18 One would not care to be guilty of it (7)

19 Go talking album round first, it’s a pain (7)

20 Resort? Reprint (6)

22 Revolutionary arm coming up just the same (5)

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