Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 11/06/2013

editorial image
Share this article
0
Have your say

Tuesday’s puzzle...

Across

1 What a telling look or a talking book may do (5,7)

9 Various wines may make one turn scarlet (7)

10 Share in pain, we hear, after split (7)

11 Takes for her subject a sort of butter (4)

12 Casually opposed to including first-level repeat (5)

13 Questions asked of knowledgeable people (4)

16 Perhaps flies in divisions (7)

17 Imperial measure going round east on board ship (7)

18 Posher arrangement based on Underworld original by resident musician (7)

21 Be part of bicycle that’s ordered specially (7)

23 Undercover agent upholds trustworthiness on street (4)

24 Indonesian ailment from which dead are carried off (5)

25 Initials of detective inspector, sergeant and constable all put on record (4)

28 Trip and fall after having last glass (7)

29 Ring in one installation of artist (7)

30 Pressing sheets with later press (7,5)

DOWN

2 Team prepare parsley sauce (7)

3 One affirmative or many? (4)

4 Faces, twice, three wise men (7)

5 Sapling sadly expiring (7)

6 Scar that will spoil kid from the outset (4)

7 Disease doctor identified at Burntisland, say (7)

8 Conducted Mr Wise to lessons in Catholicism in the latest fashion (2,7,3)

9 No possible opposition to providing strong box (4-4,4)

14 Endless, monotonous piece of writing about loose rock (5)

15 Learner’s in optimum situation for being favoured (5)

19 Introduction to Mary Whitehouse, for example, about extreme evil (7)

20 Province of Northern Ireland’s part of New York City (6,1)

21 Pose as an unattractive person with squashy seat (7)

22 Opening alternatively providing cooling agent (7)

26 Bale out sort of seaman (4)

27 Traditional ballad featuring Gaelic Scotland (4)