Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 13/01/14

13/01/14
13/01/14
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Monday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

3 and 34 across Get ready to follow daily notes (5,5)

8 Hasten to work in trade, of course (6)

9 At the end, ran off to join a union (6)

10 Several workers, in the main, are nearly all different (6)

11 Small number on diet, around the middle of the day (8)

12 and 29 across Gary acted like his father (3,3)

13 Italian runner had little time to take a tiny amount of liquid medicine (6)

14 Defender had model advocate, for instance (8)

17 Ridicule Roy for getting upset after taking a tablet (7)

19 Is bowing to old governor, in good order (7)

23 After Greek tourist centre, excellent return for former African state (8)

27 Loan shark is bound to move into an ancient city (6)

29 See 12 across

30 Had to get right into square joint, to cause trouble (8)

31 Take in a brief summary, in outline (6)

32 Supplies posts for a place of punishment, at one time (6)

33 Does academic have to study European resistance? (6)

34 See 3 across

DOWN

1 Find some accountants in old gaming house (6)

2 Read about lime being therapeutic (8)

3 Present one issue, with little hesitation, although it’s a con (8)

4 Spoils power line below ground (7)

5 Is about to frm up, achieving redress (6)

6 May have to rent out wretched base (6)

7 Suppress obsolete short measure (6)

13 and 16 down Bond with ferce competitor, but he’s not as strong as he pretends (5,5)

15 and 18 down Succeeded twice, we hear, but ended up with a score-draw (3-3)

16 See 13 down

18 See 15 down

20 Resolved to take a small line to the limit (8)

21 Nun may go off with boyfriend (5,3)

22 Mock, on line, a politician with nothing working (7)

24 Tries to include model to make a suit (6)

25 Empty drive had to have drain to remove things (6)

26 Break from school is mandatory, from the start (6)

28 Relax, over time, at frst-rate festival (6)