Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 11/04/15

11/04/15
11/04/15
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Saturday’s puzzle

ACROSS

Friday's solution

Friday's solution

1 Where list of special events may be put? (10,5)

9 I had one during examination that was best arranged (7)

10 How one went on a couple of benders (7)

11 Female capitalist in France (10)

12 From a distance in a farmstead (4)

14 Former winter runner (8)

15 Sullen lady doctor? (6)

17 Sweet song for two about Elsie was heard (6)

18 Race team devouring West Country fare (5,3)

21 Some sugar having a root (4)

22 Motorist’s security zone? (6,4)

24 Only little call for lock (7)

25 Astronomer from Italy caught between girl and stars (7)

26 Subject perhaps is notes and coins (5,2,2,6)

DOWN

1 Month’s work for one with plenty of feeling? (7)

2 Trees from the city (6,2,7)

3 Preistess bothered taking time inside with relative (10)

4 At work having less than one definite duty (2-3-3)

5 Making a request from the throne (6)

6 In between being small and sweet (4)

7 It’s surprising, thunder from cloudless sky (4,4,3,4)

8 Finish with unusually sore back (7)

13 Burly actor removed from group of businessmen (6,4)

16 Playing gig in opera reproducing chord (8)

17 Duke concerned with environment with curious propriety (7)

19 Superlatively behind the rear of the vessel (7)

20 Graduate isn’t bothering small creature (6)

23 Knowing about a way to criticise severely (4)