Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 09/05/14

09/05/14

09/05/14

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Friday’s puzzle...

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Solution 08/05/14

Solution 08/05/14

8 Hooker holds winning card in series (8)

9 Reader who changed sides to become a churchman (6)

10 Peril hidden in garden waste (6)

11 It soared over the airwaves receiver (5,3)

12 Sort of home made for man at the big house when daughter’s left (4)

13 Apprehend Casanova by fastening on neck (6,4)

15 Featuring people with fruit on mountain (7)

17 ‘Tales of Shakespeare’ first offered to members of party (7)

20 A popular Local Enterprise Company has spasm, spitting with fury (10)

22 Go om about fish (4)

24 Spotted dog without tail in Croatia (8)

26 I see MD making preparation for passing away (6)

27 Be present at a race before finish (6)

28 A number of Anglo-Normans attempt to be viewed as residents (8)

DOWN

1 Layers dug up in accordance with culture (6)

2 Mountain conquered by psychiatrist’s missus? (8)

3 Have a good understanding of how value may increase (10)

4 Celebrity let out to cause fright (7)

5 The current layout may be solved by King George one day (4)

6 This not such a clue as you may bear in mind (6)

7 One who digs for copper by Loch Earn initially finds tiny piece (8)

14 Previous event cause of Ant and Dec getting mixed up with teen (10)

16 I’m covering vegetation with invasive tissues (8)

18 Wealthy Scotsman finds diamond in London park (8)

19 Nick the crippled bomber (7)

21 Ceremony you once mounted for Roman general (6)

23 Fall back in holiday place (6)

25 Organised heart of quiet idyll (4)

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