Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 07/03/13

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Thursday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Got carried away in a tidal flood (4)

3 Gets a new line out in flowering plants (10)

10 Left one with capacity to take responsibility for debt (9)

11 May send out sons and daughters to distribute 20 down (5)

12 Number coming from a market hereabouts (5)

13 Moves on, and takes some steps to get gross profit (8)

15 May frighten little boy enough so he was put off (7)

17 Are consumed with envy over a capital city (7)

19 Did jockey take advantage of sharp practice? (7)

21 Performer appearing in difficult part is tense (7)

22 Surprise find of a maze in a small Shinto building (8)

24 Was a second feature, in short, a bit savoury? (5)

27 Restricts poor dogs with belts, initially (5)

28 Thought to have misled one about society being perfect (9)

29 Many drugs, on line, organised by muckraker (10)

30 Need some amendments to make things as good as new (4)

DOWN

1 To get hard blades ground up would be nonsense (10)

2 Arrive at Bible class at a church (5)

4 In first grade, withdrew when mesmerised (7)

5 Was there an important person in a group from the Big Apple? (7)

6 Detailed strategy, at the last minute (5)

7 Seen voids open up, so drops like a stone (4-5)

8 In the States, a great number may join on line (4)

9 Fighter judged to have left the country, permanently (8)

14 Negotiated to act for daughter, having stepped in (10)

16 May be under us in management, but isn’t covered (9)

18 Standard can be assessed for payment (8)

20 Revise one operating as 11 across (7)

21 Engineer had to perform, in order to succeed (7)

23 Old blackbird nesting in an outhouse loft (5)

25 One man left cul-de-sac on the way out (5)

26 Swindle second faction, losing any power (4)

Wednesday’s solutiion

Across: 1 Preference, 9 Vlei, 10 Magic of the, 11 Moment, 12 Apery, 15 Earth, 18 Choir, 19 Unearth, 20 Colon, 21 Aztec, 22 Chequer, 23 Thigh, 24 Dwell, 26 Atilt, 29 Making, 31 Allowances, 32 Nine, 33 Nettle rash.

Down: 2 Roam, 3 Flight, 4 Rioja, 5 Nitre, 6 Enemy, 7 Bluebottle, 8 Historical, 13 Present, 14 Rorqual, 15 Excitement, 16 Rollicking, 17 Hunch, 18 Chard, 25 Winner, 26 Again, 27 Inlet, 28 Towel, 30 Lens.

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