Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 09/07/13

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Tuesday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Fit last right into place as day is dawning (2,5,5)

9 Bravery we posses shown in confinement (7)

10 Order to sip dose when poorly (7)

11 The very house found in the West End of London (4)

12 Start off cold and stiff (5)

13 Fix type (4)

16 Vase maybe containing program with GPS feature (7)

17 Cheer up near the crash (7)

18 Are parrots reformed birds of prey? (7)

21 I staple together an exercise regime (7)

23 Idea of soldier’s time (4)

24 Sect who reach adulthood without women (5)

25 Is it all right when artist has ladies’ fingers? (4)

28 Relaxing day — none get ruffled (7)

29 Breathtaking loch seen by a few (7)

30 Traverse launch, for example, displaying dramatic skills (12)

DOWN

2 Engage in inappropriate behaviour with airbrush (5,2)

3 One driving notorious white vehicle — terrible chap! (4)

4 Deviation from one side to the other in catapult (7)

5 40s film star is held originally to be immaturely macho (7)

6 Starts to give a sudden puff or breathe in sharply (4)

7 Give the usual excuses, perhaps, to take part of fish (4,3)

8 Put down luggage to end argument (4,4,4)

9 Use money just to have a go at money-spinning wool producer (8,4)

14 Guide back to edge (5)

15 Girl who is primarily supporter and friend (5)

19 Faint graduate (4,3)

20 Too much browse to tie up (7)

21 Feathers are rich purple and silver, with a spot of ebony (7)

22 Imitate flight (4-3)

26 Instrument that appeared in early Renaissance (4)

27 Be a really first-rate curmudgeon (4)

Monday’s solution

Across: 1 Faltered, 5 Storms, 9 Rosettes, 10 Pronto, 12 Generated, 13 Sight, 14 Poetic, 17 Order, 20 Piece, 21 Rising, 24 Twist, 25 Nectarine, 28 Ignore, 29 Becalmed, 30 Godown, 31 Reveller.

Down: 1 Forage, 2 Losing, 3 Enter, 4 Erect, 6 Turns down, 7 Renegade, 8 Scooters, 11 Edicts, 15 Overthrow, 16 Tiring, 18 Spotting, 19 Designed, 22 Dismal, 23 Tender, 26 Crete, 27 Abase.

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