Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 13/05/15

13/05/15
13/05/15
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Wednesday’s puzzle

ACROSS

13/05/15

13/05/15

1 Ringleader? (8,5)

10 Wild tribe current in Rome (5)

11 Many a member’s implement used on seat (4-5)

12 About to happen during a storm perhaps (2,3,4)

13 Very small US city starting-place in front (5)

14 Fine person having suitable breakfast food (4,3)

16 What could soften the blow on snooker table? (7)

18 Excited individual in castle ready to take part (2,3,2)

20 All right in a west African island! (7)

21 Recommence using some spare newsprint (5)

23 Moving on sixteen at full length (2,7)

25 Note Russian aircraft regarded as having moved abroad (9)

26 Be situated at home and stay in bed in the morning (3,2)

27 Thrashed by the elements? (7-6)

DOWN

2 Is it customarily worn? (5)

3 One who sells out perhaps (9)

4 Having a restless desire or an irritating sensation (7)

5 Disagreement by lunatic in charge wandering (7)

6 With some indecision settled down at the start (5)

7 Trio cease removing mysterious objects (9)

8 Four who work and play together? (6,7)

9 Behaving irresponsibly on the golf course? (7,6)

15 Military attack causing outrage (9)

17 Spark I can still explode (9)

19 The remarkable list included plant (7)

20 Cover one’s tracks (7)

22 Poorest defeat (5)

24 Pleasant holding oriental female (5)