Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 11/06/15

11/06/15
11/06/15
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Thursday’s puzzle

ACROSS

11/06/15

11/06/15

1 Make much of a little girl, at the end (4)

3 One bound to cite paper over prime number (10)

10 Sees onlookers speak about two directions (9)

11 Find a group of players, at the end, standing in a station (5)

12 Odds on getting close to having to shell out (5)

13 There’s space for mankind in the whole wide world (8)

15 Took a model through a turnstile to stir things up (7)

17 Discover how to deal with cinders, like 5 down (7)

19 About to approach top league to make a complete makeover (7)

21 Use separate broadcast to drive off (7)

22 Worship original deity, and put him on a pedestal (8)

24 Would highborn head allow time-out? (5)

27 Easy place, for instance, to find top academic (5)

28 Girl left note with Communist to be screened (9)

29 Try to see out, and record over pigeonhole (10)

30 Turn down studio, by the end (4)

DOWN

1 I want dross removed to the ground floor (10)

2 A little bird left Spain, with good reason (5)

4 Find some ground for grazing across English river (7)

5 Avoid dealing with cinders, like 17 across (7)

6 It’s hard to enter French resort in the recess (5)

7 Is determined to be assertive and outspoken (9)

8 Still on an equal footing in a fine venture (4)

9 Did principle come down? Up to a point (8)

14 Was rather distant, but arranged funny ride on line (10)

16 I’m having to act as go-between, right away (9)

18 Decline to bum around, at a stand-still (8)

20 Gives up, at one time, and goes haywire (5,2)

21 Move in quietly to cultivate pulse over one day (5,2)

23 Great lecturer replaced boy in 25 down (5)

25 Did local, say, return to bump into a canal boat? (5)

26 Performs some scenes from a play, or from a good book (4)