Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 10/09/15

10/09/15

10/09/15

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Thursday’s puzzle

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10/09/15

10/09/15

1 When reaching a final haunt, have nowhere else to go (2,1,4,6)

10 Tender on track to find a garden centre (7)

11 Did he sort out new contract? (7)

12 Turn back with a couple of additives in moulding (4)

13 Hands out unspecified amounts in business transactions (5)

14 Disconnect vital part of a gun doctor used (4)

17 Lied, in turn, about the final recess (9)

19 Urge some reporters to iron things out (5)

20 Flash of light coming from a spangle a minute later (5)

22 Tend to read out without resistance, and was discharged (9)

24 Greases make one dirty, from first to last (4)

25 French operating with top troops in the firing line (5)

27 Strongly criticise comeback by con artist (4)

30 Foster development in education, in advance (7)

31 Did many come over to the New Testament for reference? (7)

32 Boxer got bogged down with Boat Race crew (13)

DOWN

2 Arrange to present an old wind instrument (7)

3 The dregs of strong ale, essentially (4)

4 Design left in a pen could be the latest thing (5)

5 Do the others have a legal right to be buoyant? (9)

6 Point out to what extent society must come first (4)

7 About to take new turn in connection with train (7)

8 Is firmly based when not built on sand (2,5,6)

9 It may seem thoughtless to read section in translation (13)

15 Charge for precious flower, in the beginning (5)

16 Imagine having to work in Europe (5)

18 On the ground, we are detailed to slips, etc (9)

21 Talk at great length about elaborate spread (7)

23 In temporary cover; get rid of controversial defence system (7)

26 In return, old revolutionary found his vocation (5)

28 Was copper right to be so offhand? (4)

29 Feeling complacent, having some material under guarantee, initially (4)

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