Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 08/10/14

08/10/14
08/10/14
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Wednesday’s puzzle

ACROSS

08/10/14

08/10/14

1 One accompanying you by air (6,9)

9 Allow to enter - or let out (5)

10 A cottager changed item of clothing (9)

11 Bird consuming single drug (6)

12 Northerner at liberty to go unpunished (4-4)

14 Coleraine’s weather? (4)

15 Playing pianola, cad mixed drink (4,6)

18 Fido’s crackers singularly (3,7)

19 Token gesture (4)

21 Terrapin reached colourful instrument at end of quay (8)

23 Soldier from clan about to return (6)

25 Asbestos, extra half removed (9)

26 Right tour round city in Cornwall (5)

27 Lord Mayor’s show? (4,11)

DOWN

1 Covered in plumage pal might be one to take flight (9,6)

2 Could be engrossing taking a dip (9)

3 Randy broadcast boastful talk (3-3)

4 Boat in Rio Grande overturned (4)

5 Architect could include nothing about divine ruler (10)

6 Idea soldiers included about system of symbols (8)

7 Loved one somewhat enamoured (5)

8 Northern boatmen becoming accustomed from birth (2,3,6,4)

13 Select a flower aloud with relish (10)

16 Caught, say, by a trap first on the field of battle (9)

17 Teams who arranged minor attraction (8)

20 Black-and-brown woollen fabric (6)

22 The same again, endlessly affluent Greek style (5)

24 Once it could offer an opening (4)