Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 08/09/15

08/09/15
08/09/15
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Tuesday’s puzzle

ACROSS

Monday's solution

Monday's solution

1 Day came when thrown out of school (7)

5 Tell tales of insincere service held in church (5)

11 As a row of clay pigeons may be at different stages of their life (2,3,6,4)

12 Louis XIV has gone down (4)

13 Profits made from cereals going right through the roof (5)

14 Standing up, adds water to casserole (4)

17 Price paid for a horse (6)

18 Wreathe elements of mist, cloud, rain etc (7)

20 More global or - to put it another way - inferior (7)

22 Give jumble to dean (6)

24 Attempted to remove lead rope when secured (4)

25 Health resorts mother goes to for cramp (5)

26 Time is short and precious (4)

29 Speechless about probable sale in a bear market that sounds more or less in front (2,1,4,3,5)

30 Drew back, concealing initial image that’s spooky (5)

31 Doctor’s manner maybe resulted in death in nearby surroundings (7)

DOWN

2 How celebrities and paparazzi, perhaps, were involved in Tom and Jerry spin-off (3,3,5,4)

3 Grazing animals lying down in grass (4)

4 Pretentious me would lead culture in Highland district (7)

6 Records wood (4)

7 Depict urban area as embarrassed to have a wild celebration (5,3,4,3)

8 Remove soap easily with resin (5)

9 Bait used in minimum current conditions (6)

10 What’s left when Labour make use of informal connections (7)

15 Damned Red! (5)

16 Boast about opposition to relative (5)

19 Shape-shifting and flexible near top (7)

21 Priest from order that’s most mature (6)

22 Undress in disarray - is bored (7)

23 Crowded haunts of opium towards the east (5)

27 Two pairs are reportedly in favour (4)

28 Is indebted to yachting centre after start cancelled (4)