Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman

13/11/14
13/11/14
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Thursday’s puzzle

ACROSS

13/11/14

13/11/14

1 Leave with a new German package, as an integral component (4,3,6)

10 Beast of burden arrives at hotel, at the end (5)

11 Disturb fellow who spoke at length (7,2)

12 Sides spin round, in a way, when unfit (9)

13 The right hiding-place for some money, we’re told (5)

14 Treasures the final audition in front of society (7)

16 Get rid of girl’s teacher (7)

18 Send money out in shipment (7)

20 Go up to New England to find a triangle (7)

21 Use first race to sharpen up a French runner (5)

23 Gained profit for little boy, who then thrived (9)

25 May meet one’s fellow man on Border (9)

26 Head off to tone things down, frequently (5)

27 Turned inspector into a period of self-analysis (13)

DOWN

2 Ready for action in a bar, medically speaking (5)

3 Latin mass produced some magical objects (9)

4 Is worried, and afraid, when waiting for the axe to fall (7)

5 Match up to a school principal at the entry to a mine (7)

6 Was relative in charge of a souvenir? (5)

7 One cried, at the end, over a secreting gland (9)

8 Likely to suffer multiple injuries when lying down after a crash (8-5)

9 Short of wasting money, not meeting budget targets (13)

15 Can ordain organisation with very severe laws (9)

17 Blocks off imprints, so puts an end to them (6,3)

19 Steals, but may post it off, at the end (7)

20 Switch to rod or baton may bring bad luck (7)

22 Old number found in Elizabeth ER (5)

24 Keep some operations in proportion (5)