Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 09/06/14

09/06/14

09/06/14

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Monday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

3 and 34 At the outset, took wrong thing to a premiere (5,5)

8 Reached right into a private chamber (6)

9 In Pakistan, I’m used to experiencing hostility (6)

10 Show aversion to a little badly-behaved child (6)

11 Couple offside may be counted off (8)

12 and 29 Is still involved, when playing at home (3,3)

13 Invalid had a hunch about book, at the end (6)

14 Dramatic first entry into small lorry (8)

17 Is about to rent out clearing (7)

19 Put an essential oil, about to go off, into a two-handled jar (7)

23 Got here on time, playing in concert (8)

27 Rules over royal vessels (6)

29 See 12 across

30 Managed with little power, but was still dropped (8)

31 Find ways to run off in two directions (6)

32 Odds on getting to this place, if in range (6)

33 Find a way to approach to a sports ground (6)

34 See 3 across

DOWN

1 Endless high wind had alternative energy in abundance (6)

2 A large animal can be quite tolerable (8)

3 Justice on show up to a point (8)

4 Article about a musical event (7)

5 Have the skill to get along in a pavilion (6)

6 Is bound to have square boundaries (6)

7 Might some bones smell a bit at a capital hospital? (6)

13 and 16 Get an excellent reception (5,5)

15 and 18 Does a politician have to be busy to gain influence? (3,3)

16 See 13 down

18 See 15 down

20 Hit back, having to negotiate on abuse (8)

21 Appreciated being admired, so celebrated (8)

22 With some hesitation, doing wrong so wearing away (7)

24 Settle, with interest, to take up residence (6)

25 Was thrilled pour drink over Heath (6)

26 Appear to chance upon place (6)

28 On the run, he’s no good. The little monkey (6)

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