Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 13/06/15

13/06/15

13/06/15

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Saturday’s puzzle

ACROSS

Friday's solution

Friday's solution

1 Turning into grain and restricting its supply (9)

6 Urchin spent morning in trap (5)

9 Just over halfway for the exile (5,2,2,6)

10 Controlled the cattle (5)

11 Leader of ensemble left Rochester replaced by a band (9)

12 RSVP too confused for head of college (7)

13 Rather less than brilliant way to arouse feelings (7)

15 Cross queen? (7)

17 Clothes appear ragged on lecturer (7)

18 Number, an indefinite number to form trio (9)

20 Miser coming from French city (5)

22 Look back but not necessarily in anger (43,5,3)

23 Money that could melt (5)

24 Motorist carries this, but it’s not healthy (5,4)

DOWN

1 Singularly swift part of river (5)

2 Point on ring consisting of verses that’s to do with a branch of mathematics (15)

3 Going over built-up area in pursuit of amusement (2,3,4)

4 Where to find van but not guard? (2,5)

5 Coaching perhaps without a dish of dumplings (7)

6 Land in single benefice (5)

7 Trainees can be taken up on it (8,7)

8 There’s no match for this apple (9)

12 Ample input fell dramatically (9)

14 Take place of top tennis player as reported (9)

16 Scenario tersely included combatants (7)

17 During tournament Ian displays backwardness (7)

19 Guard loses his head at the gate (5)

21 Fashion litter container the Parisian way (5)

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