Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 07/11/14

07/11/14
07/11/14
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Friday’s puzzle

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Thursday's solution

Thursday's solution

1 Ten points is the tops for overturning - aim right there (1,5,3,4)

10 One trying to pay less than due wangled Dave extra (3,6)

11 Charlie to give a makeover to belief system (5)

12 Interrogate family about Hallowe’en prop (7)

13 Was in fear of being both red and dead put together (7)

14 Freehold established possession by who’d lived longest (6)

16 Made rare compote with sugar (8)

18 Happened to have been seen around Autumn (8)

20 Choose prison, we hear, for summer outing (6)

23 Enclosed avenue formed interior region (7)

24 Light shining from aura leads to information (7)

26 Wobbly bit of music makes first couple of trumpeters sick (5)

27 Unequal to guerrilla, for example (9)

28 Hide cover for insect (7,6)

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2 The most one man’s taken as motto (5)

3 Cut up over agreement - cancels (7)

4 Confused European on board ship by moving chairs (6)

5 To operate with 13 at first hand is something that’s difficult to do (4,4)

6 Visit island, by report, to hide away (7)

7 Artist, perhaps, touched up too much by going into the red (9)

8 Gather to fore both parts at rest for pants (4,3,6)

9 Leading cemetery is where crank will end up (3,4,6)

15 Does investigator’s third mistake show him to be sadly lacking? (9)

17 Nice beef (minced) for church office (8)

19 Squashed flea an obstacle in brochure (7)

21 It’s sick to go back and be in charge of sophistry (7)

22 Rule in India may have a disturbing effect when written up with article (3,3)

25 American exclamation about the Spanish makes French sweet (5)