Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 07/05/13

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Tuesday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Hole in the ground, mound above ground, make terrain fit for refugees from bounty (8,6)

9 Dependent upon concern for misrepresentation (7)

10 Overcast if not headed by someone initially (7)

11 Alcoholic’s on a hiding to nothing (4)

12 Condiments used to settle truce (5)

13 Throw nets over gun (4)

16 It belongs to Susan, this box of hankies (7)

17 Hangs about for maybe a week covering first stages of election (6)

19 Tycoons turn out to be so glum (6)

22 Exactly when did you see a specific fruit? (3,4)

25 Reluctant to take collection to hospital (4)

26 Flower one’s received in 24 hours (5)

27 Lock the door, perhaps, and make a run for it (4)

30 Company stole plan seen as most acceptable (7)

31 Make protests about what an idiot took in (7)

32 Encountered those people with mental illness undergoing rebirth (14)

DOWN

1 Give away role in company (4,4)

2 The story of our National Trust is of natural abilities (7)

3 American hatchet is buried with German allies (4)

4 Looks at kind things said at end of email (7)

5 Detains criminal as an alternative (7)

6 Time to give up and permit last man to come in (4)

7 None easily attempt to get in here (2,5)

8 Funny I’m not consuming (5)

14 Prompt, we hear, to wait in line (5)

15 Decamps over ego’s preservation of last chance (5)

18 Vegetarian one might be said not to encounter so frequently (8)

20 Declare preference and face up to consequence (7)

21 New business featuring prize ram (5-2)

22 Cuts trifle any way in Italian province (7)

23 Ask Rona poser about trainspotters (7)

24 Did good fortune attend this composer? (5)

28 Totally selfish unit of culture (4)

29 Little fellow’s seen in frantic hurry (4)

Monday’s solution

Across: 1 Strained, 5 Assail, 9 Augments, 10 Marlin, 12 Slater, 13 Local, 16 Please, 17 Escorted, 20 Reindeer, 21 Remote, 23 Clear, 25 Salute, 28 Abacus, 29 Reprieve, 30 Eleven, 31 Stewards.

Down: 1 Spat, 2 Rage, 3 Idealised, 4 Estate, 6 Small, 7 Allocation, 8Land-ladies, 11 Cross, 14 Appreciate, 15 Deliberate, 18 Overthrow, 19 Cease, 22 Client, 24 Route, 26 Wear, 27 Beds.

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