Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 11/10/13

11/10/13
11/10/13
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Friday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Answer this for relief from the howls of wolves, for example (1,4,2,6)

10 Flexible rents able to profit most from lesson (5,4)

11 Seaweed washed up in gale (5)

12 Practical simulated in the mind (7)

13 Composer and editor experiencing ecstasy (7)

14 Liberal voicing commitment to marry with lust (6)

16 Cover oneself when meeting disagreement at side of field (8)

18 Area centred on North Pole is close enough to scan when in charge (8)

20 Repeat trawl is incitement to violence (3,3)

23 Convertible transport taken from New Zealand/Australia (7)

24 Leaving food this way is not becoming for a public schoolboy, they say (7)

26 Take money for undercover entrapment (5)

27 Scottish bird places burden on account (9)

28 Roast what’s shed when visit’s cancelled (4,1,5,3)

DOWN

2 Daily puts one in seat (5)

3 Lauding production that’s listless (7)

4 Individual sick of racehorse trainer (1’5)

5 Incompetent personages? (8)

6 At last becoming more comfortable with mockery (7)

7 College official set out to arrest rig (9)

8 Exam - one even Sassenachs may achieve! (1-5,7)

9 Sugar the pill of bad news for lower stratum of society switching sides (3,4,6)

15 Are beans cooked with final dash of chilli included in wine sauce? (9)

17 Analyses groups worshipping Pluto, perhaps (8)

19 He takes money with ‘Warhorse’ (7)

21 Still to dine together makes things more equal (5,2)

22 Unconfirmed report that we’re possessive after strong drink (6)

25 If the subject of this clue steals away, he will be found out (5)

Thursday’s solution

Across: 1 Misinterpreted, 9 Sailors, 10 Ruining, 11 Abet, 12 Again, 13 Sign, 16 Endures, 17 Grange, 19 Signal, 22 Largest, 25 Rust, 26 Drags, 27 Stir, 30 Produce, 31 Titan ic, 32 Demonstrations.

Down: 1 Messages, 2 Stipend, 3 Nook, 4 Ensigns, 5 Parting, 6 Evil, 7 Editing, 8 Agony, 14 Wrong, 15 Tarry, 18 Attracts, 20 In store, 21 Largess, 22 Lighter, 23 Eat into, 24 Grope,28 Ludo, 29 Stet.