Cryptic Crossword - The Scotsman 07/11/13

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Thursday’s puzzle...

Across

1 Need to help out in bay, although it’s unacceptable (6,3,4)

10 Read between the lines to shed light on play (9)

11 Called up top engineer to put things in order (5)

12 Boasted about graduate taking on new rating (7)

13 Relaxes when having plenty to drink ... (5,2)

14 ... and taking in some meat, in good order (6)

16 Did trouper begin to take a long way, initially? (8)

18 Rest may have to find bar thereabout (8)

20 Decadent European force had to do the honours (6)

23 Model managed to pose in passage (7)

24 Rash broadside in local storm (7)

26 Depend, say, on return of loyal subject (5)

27 Be romantic, or sentimental, longing for the past (9)

28 Was Smith sent off, able to get settlement? (13)

DOWN

2 Object to man going out of character (5)

3 Did a Roman upset leading seaman, if he’s going down the river? (7)

4 Adventurous old man had to make a call afterwards (6)

5 Collide with her following some time ago (8)

6 In the first place, rules out a review (7)

7 Lights, at some point, used on Panorama (9)

8 Threw a fight during intense warfare (7,6)

9 Stays quiet about article to prevent disputes (5,3,5)

15 Generates complication for some adolescents (9)

17 Dispatched the Spanish look-out (8)

19 Hardy girl had a long time to create a piece of mosaic (7)

21 Have to get rid of a marine over a shotgun (7)

22 Would a bachelor exploit small violations? (6)

25 Jack left some zircon to make an inert gas (5)