Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 10/02/14

10/02/14
10/02/14
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Monday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Sign on official paper to make factual programmes (13)

10 Upholds apologies from poor specimens (7)

11 Top bowler lined up right after amazing performance (7)

12 Did the first man have a mother? (4)

13 African antelope appeared, initially, in two US cities (5)

14 Some breeding animals from the West Country (4)

17 Uptight about dining at new establishment (9)

19 Poser might come up with prototype (5)

20 Return promptly with European bond (5)

22 Did one cut out subtraction? (9)

24 Dislike leaders having all the estates (4)

25 In 24 hours, the Spanish need a breather (5)

27 Wearing an Indian garment, in fact, as a right (4)

30 Impressionable president ended up in charge (7)

31 Pressing club, in good order, though decreasing (7)

32 Are they experts in 5 down figures? (13)

DOWN

2 A place to find some fruit, or a salad plant (7)

3 Have some runs through a northern island (4)

4 Aim to try one’s hand at a think piece (5)

5 Ordered a lad in Bute to take time-out (9)

6 Breakdown of one in flight (4)

7 Provided close with outstanding finish (7)

8 Family members informed son of emotional affairs (13)

9 Top cop spots lights after serious prangs (5-8)

15 A good line may go awry (5)

16 Relish drive home in small coaster (5)

18 May cause Enid to upset the listeners (9)

21 Abandoned wrong group of players, at some stage (7)

23 European took vermouth along to Scot (7)

26 It’s an excuse for “the greatest” to take on a top one top boxer (5)

28 Steer into street, to get back (4)

29 Some motto pinned to a pith-helmet (4)