Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 08/12/14

08/12/14
08/12/14
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Monday’s puzzle

ACROSS

1 End up with top name coming out, and being censorious (10)

9 Have little sympathy for some of the chorus line (4)

10 Washes things down, at the end of the day, then makes a fresh start (5,5)

11 View character of property in prospect (6)

12 It’s futile to be like 15 across, so out of place (5)

15 May be grown up, but is still misguided (5)

18 Gloomy day to set things up (5)

19 Ropes it up, in retaliation (7)

20 Plot to follow a game of chance (5)

21 Is conscious of failing to finish degree, but got a fellowship (5)

22 Extraordinary novel off the beaten track (7)

23 Pack things away, to have some food in flight (3,2)

24 Find a place to view the landscape, at some stage (5)

26 Some may decide term-time has to be put off (5)

29 In no case did one leave ground-level (6)

31 An accountant had a little hesitation about a theatre (10)

32 Come to a standstill on the way to work (4)

33 Find a thin snake, at last, in a barge (6-4)

DOWN

2 Rounds on one left with bribes (4)

3 Suppress obsolete short measure (6)

4 Arrange some Christmas aid packages for African people (5)

5 Was rather hot-headed, at one time (5)

6 Is it outrageous to aggravate listeners? (5)

7 May care about ale, etc, in advance (10)

8 Game to follow boundary to reach a river crossing (10)

13 Did writer come back on air to find god? (7)

14 Manage to rest up, over a range (7)

15 May be more frantic, up to a point, in some wasteland (10)

16 The wrong place to establish a branch office (10)

17 Team had to become more mature, without wives (5)

18 Trades on board with some contracts (5)

25 Might a young reporter accept her, in spirit? (6)

26 At close hand, lead gunners in to a ditch (5)

27 In Paris, you perform in front of royal house (5)

28 Rather old-fashioned from more troubled times (5)

30 Turned up with headman leading a mountain-lion (4)