Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 10/05/14

Cryptic crossword
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Here is today’s puzzle

ACROSS

1. Lady tantalising southern tourist (8)

6. Bequest left by Bill in funeral song that did not start (6)

9. Annexed part of river (3)

10. Verse Iraq aunt composed (8)

11. Silk fabric in hovel, veteran found (6)

12. It is made to last (4)

13. Hound’s outer garment? (6,4)

15. Waste time discussing whether it’s heads or tails (5,3,4)

18. What companies do to shareholders to bring a lot of advantages (3,9)

21. Backer been struggling with female thespian (10)

23. Wrecked state of bear not bothered to start with (4)

24. Turned out father took one into an ideal place (6)

26. Where some flighty people might take off (8)

27. No Scots (3)

28. Cross part of lengthy bridge (6)

29. Diane gave article to left-winger who was hesitant (8)

DOWN

2. Was educated wrong, it was stated (6)

3. Up in a position of power (2,3,6)

4. Have fun on a beach in Spain (5)

5. Eastern general getting up in Parisian street to make a denial (7)

6. The ‘Anvil’, a crazy sea monster (9)

7. Georgia on loch was girl from America (3)

8. Crack made by Rev A Ship in church (8)

14. Chapters to a different disaster (11)

16. Dinah gave liberal help (4,1,4)

17. Pretty as new picture (8)

19. Did include square revolutionary who had been abandoned (7)

20. Violent fellow with Eric struggling with energy (6)

22. Again allow to offer for rent a second time (5)

25. Equal footing can be achieved by golfers (3)

Friday’s solution

Across: 8 Strumpet, 9 Recto, 10 Danger, 11 Radio set, 12 Lair, 13 Collar stud, 15 Figural, 17 Stories, 20 Apoplectic, 22 Carp, 24 Dalmatia, 26 Demise, 27 Attend, 28 Tenantry.

Down: 1 Strata, 2 Jungfrau, 3 Appreciate, 4 Startle, 5 Grid, 6 Across, 7 Molecule, 14 Antecedent, 16 Implants, 18 Richmond, 19 Stealth, 21 Pompey, 23 Resort, 25 Tidy.