Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 11/05/13

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Saturday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Are the house-proud likely to keep rubbing it in? (9,6)

9 After short talk, lease back possession (7)

10 About more recent rattling noise (7)

11 Tourist who does not fall over at night? (3-7)

12 Do not allow free vote (4)

14 Approval of penalty (8)

15 Check field that is multicoloured (6)

17 Coming from Glasgow I therefore court romantically (2,4)

18 Resonant lad had nothing that could be ours (8)

21 Friend friendly starting late (4)

22 Salesman’s canoe, rue it capsizing (10)

24 Excited when dealing with notes (7)

25 Phrase in the pit he translated (7)

26 Leghorn hat often flapping about sculpture (5,2,3,5)

DOWN

1 False appearances of buildings’ fronts (7)

2 Prepared being helpful but not able? ... (5,3,7)

3 ... not willing to include river and road in USA (10)

4 From Kingston-upon-Hull, a pool-player’s going to small place in northwest (8)

5 Go beyond the limit of old small hard fruit, say (6)

6 Two letters heard all right (4)

7 Completely unclothed? (2,3,10)

8 Bit of charm on youthful melody (7)

13 Power of moving crazy proposal (10)

16 Canines in Fido’s mouth? (8)

17 Endlessly imposing on lady in Spain (7)

19 Sentence that could get longer (7)

20 Don’t encourage delay (3,3)

23 Bought an illicit lager initially from bar (4)

Friday’s solution

Across: 1 Dialect, 5 Impacts, 9 Calcite, 10 Laments, 11 Bagatelle, 12 Suede, 13 Lades, 15 Simulated, 16 Pastiches, 18 Erect, 21 Lines, 22 Obligated, 24 Clamp it, 26 Oil well, 27 Treadle, 28 Typists.

Down: 1 Deci bel, 2 Alleged, 3 Evict, 4 The old school tie, 5 I’ll see myself out, 6 Pom, 7 Content, 8 Suspend, 12 Salve, 14 Ships, 16 Polecat, 17 Santa Fe, 19 Entrees, 20 Tiddles, 23 Galop, 25 Pad.