Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 07/03/2014

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Friday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Abridged warning of corporation, perhaps (7)

5 Put off by undated fragments (7)

9 Rearrange pact on one involved with written explanation (7)

10 Lack of agreement voiced in going down (7)

11 Original supplier of good hope, perhaps, will have a go at whipping boy (9)

12 The second to be discovered in instance of pursuit (5)

13 Pets dog on lugs (5)

15 Splat! Miss chance to become sacred songsters (9)

16 Preview of appreciation after hearing Beatles number (9)

18 Tall hat has OK braiding (5)

21 A number of escapees eventually located (5)

22 Fair place to carry out operation on horses? (9)

24 Keen naval engineer located in Aberdeen, perhaps (7)

26 Large number live in fear, they say, of ancient invaders (7)

27 Original sheriff’s identity rules on these hills (7)

28 It’s not right! There isn’t any fortified wine at this eating place (7)

DOWN

1 Client of defence counsel is employed by a County Council (7)

2 Make tourist trip to Italian square, losing some sleep with Indian dish (7)

3 Scottish girl altered hem of watered silk (5)

4 Having taken leave of senses, pins on commonest possibility (3,6,6)

5 Enjoyed plenty of free time when scantily clad (5,4,4,2)

6 Parcel delivery far from Downs (3)

7 Feature of gym – and of Rose Street? (3,4)

8 Rids the order of irresolution (7)

12 Existentialist seen climbing tree (5)

14 Son attending public school in Scottish port (5)

16 Takes good care of forests in peril (7)

17 Honoured though always in debt (7)

19 Dauber gets good reception at tavern (7)

20 Dawn presents opportunity for public inspection (4,3)

23 From beginning to end, stone offers light and shade (5)

25 Greek’s letter states when they will probably get there (5)

Thursday’s solution

Across: 1 Come into force, 10 Table, 11 Repairman, 12 Petitions, 13 Miser, 14 Interns, 16 Discern, 18 Girdles, 20 Unearth, 21 Trice, 23 Fieldfare, 25 Neat-herds, 26 Adopt, 27 Personalities.

Down: 2 Orbit, 3 Electoral, 4 Nervous, 5 Opposed, 6 Opium, 7 Comes near, 8 Stepping-stone, 9 Entrenchments, 15 Terminate, 17 Steadfast, 19 Saffron, 20 Utensil, 22 Ethos, 24 Above.