Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 11/07/14

11/07/14

11/07/14

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Friday’s puzzle...

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Thursday's solution

Thursday's solution

1 Run out of grey, originally, for hat (8)

5 Made a loud fuss about a conservation charity being in debt (6)

10 A first-rate model is a prime need for craftsman (7)

11 In France, 3 maybe getting water from castle (7)

12 Found out about type of dipping sauce (5)

13 MC roaming around on Scottish mountain (9)

14 Old-fashioned recording equipment used to re-write PC line with press (6,3,5)

17 Not prescribed by doctor during the summer? (4,3,7)

21 Natal code translated is just a one-off story (9)

23 Water raised covering high land on moon (5)

24 Oh, there goes one who steals the show (3,4)

25 Casts a shadow with black lamps (7)

26 What 3, perhaps, will reportedly do to farm animals (6)

27 Virus at clinic lay extremely smoothly (8)

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1 Provides personnel in English county (6)

2 One born on carpet in daytime performance (7)

3 Set out saucer etc for abandoned pet (6,3)

4 Torn paintings and so on seen at reception re hire charges (4,10)

6 Stove positioned once more (5)

7 Is it true he pouts when unfortunately landing in this? (3,4)

8 It could be chicken to accompany pipers (8)

9 Defamation suit: call if it be on or off (6,3,5)

15 Fixes on rubbish to suit material (9)

16 CD caper that’s full of feeling (8)

18 Save one’s strength on day before tackling extreme mountain (7)

19 Result of someone talking about you when close enough to hear? (7)

20 Spoil modest succession when water-logged (6)

22 Live at far end of water supply (5)

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