Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 10/07/15

10/07/15

10/07/15

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Friday’s puzzle

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Thursday's solution

Thursday's solution

1 Diminish as jockeys do when they suffer an involuntary dismount (4,3)

5 Is this man satisfactorily fed by main meal that never gets going? (5)

11 When torn, reverse and patch every last detail (7,3,5)

12 Assessed, we hear, whether to walk into water (4)

13 Break up when left on skewer for roasting (5)

14 Criticise fish (4)

17 This man may wander about (6)

18 Oriental last romance is behind us now (7)

20 Forgetful of my own name, possibly _ thus (7)

22 Hesitate to change following strong start (6)

24, 25 and 26 Endure processions at head of terminus, where ... (4,5,4)

29 ... unnamed future coach offers alternative explanation for light at the end of the tunnel (2,8,5)

30 Son lifted pile of sheaves (5)

31 Add tape that’s originally to be put into television form, say (7)

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2 A ring-mark on personal mail in desert (7,4,4)

3 The French note is passed on (4)

4 POW fear sorted with front foot (7)

6 No victory seized by senior service (4)

7 Wee tea garden can somehow make enough to live on (4,1,6,4)

8 Look of displeasure at what flat-bottomed boat initially lacks (5)

9 Keeping to the beat over the long run (2,4)

10 Where you will need to be a swimmer if you rely on taking controlled substance (4,3)

15 Informer’s turf (5)

16 Song that can admittedly trap Salmond (5)

19 Complain loudly over method of accommodating 25 or 29 (7)

21 Facility for browsing the Holy See? (6)

22 Pretended to feeding frenzy (7)

23 Be curious about fashionable interior covered with prickles (5)

27 See comic rush to finish off with something resounding (4)

28 Do this on them, and companion animals may bite back (4)

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