Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 10/06/14

10/06/14

10/06/14

0
Have your say

Tuesday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

Solution 09/06/14

Solution 09/06/14

1 Not so clever sorceress, casting first spell, is used to lower light (6,6)

9 Duffer will prepare to sew top (7)

10 Bench that is acting as police informer (7)

11 and 12 Unlikely, say, to rest with Conservative election wins (4,5)

13 Aristocrat living endlessly in the past (4)

16 Hymns of praise chanted in stretches of boredom? (2,5)

17 Nonsense to follow British symbol (7)

18 Accountant grabbed by lady at top of road (7)

21 Pet who runs into the arms (7)

23 I’m returning with two directions for finding house (4)

24 Will’e cuss wildly, giving brief apology? (5)

25 Wrong link leads to oven (4)

28 To roll over, bound by girl, is sexy stuff (7)

29 Make a fuss when it’s set in stone (7)

30 A sight to visit in the capital is a certain capital sight (3,6,3)

DOWN

2 Took no notice while redoing formation (7)

3 Fitting start to hunt (4)

4 Blush at sender’s embarrassment (7)

5 Laundry vessel was hot, but overflowed (7)

6 Old city found in right royal position (54)

7 Short vacation to end up in European country (7)

8 Aggression may chime with revolution in Greece (12)

9 Father’s skirted squashed tomato to get her utensil (6,6)

14 Money provided for entertaining extreme dates (5)

15 Having successfully dieted, you’re initially unctuous (5)

19 Indicating domain job has stuff going to waste (7)

20 A lot of fuss about shortened Shakespeare play (4,3)

21 Spouse makes computer connection in person at work (7)

22 Maths subject may possibly lead to having three wives (7)

26 The hidden hell in every sentence (4)

27 Animal one can use as underblanket, it’s said (4)

Back to the top of the page