Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 10/10/14

10/10/14

10/10/14

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Friday’s puzzle...

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Thursday's solution

Thursday's solution

1 We hear master arrive, stalling inside rails at boundary (13)

10 Deer spotted before runs (9)

11 Meaningless practice seen on square (5)

12 Writer that is portrayed as black where whisky is concerned (7)

13 Is kosher better stuffing than this sweet filling? (7)

14 General dogsbody is an animal that goes to ground (6)

16 Smoked beef is done, than I spoil in turning (8)

18 Leave behind too much loot (8)

20 The latest thing to follow snack (6)

23 Hedging tool that’s not so untidy (7)

24 Golden breezes experienced in summer months (7)

26 Intended to be spiteful with initial taunt (5)

27 Seen to get right in one wildlife reserve (9)

28 We may let chore slide at cordial reception (6,7)

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2 Musical preface that’s in a bit of trouble (5)

3 Many are wearing appealing kind of skirt (7)

4 Chart fewer stunted trees (6)

5 So fa’ so good in rotten borough? (4,4)

6 Enter, at pains to beg (7)

7 Hit directors with storage tool in office (9)

8 Frequently I’m taking drug on sea trip as, perhaps the weeks go by (7,2,4)

9 Be a butterfingers who’ll spill the beans (3,6,4)

15 Affirm a decrepit wreck (9)

17 Reported to make a face on marine island (8)

19 The ram’s become a changed animal (7)

21 It’s natural to have official periodical in charge (7)

22 Ballet prop I shared with author (6)

25 Pressure’s off when mates get together (5)

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