Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 13/11/13

13/11/13
13/11/13
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Wednesday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Record number of deliveries turn up (8)

6 Do not agree to a thing (6)

9 European copper coin (3)

10 Tune Ron composed about to be included in dreamy piano piece (8)

11 Thanks Chinese dynasty for making it less wild (6)

12 Fruit down-to-earth in New Zealand (4)

13 Determined position of oddly tainted ore (10)

15 Successful travel agency presumably (5,7)

18 Diamond Peter exchanged was most noticeable (12)

21 Outstanding screen director (10)

23 Greasy section of soil you unearthed (4)

24 Writer pointedly uses it (3-3)

26 Eastern journalists in this way have coffee (8)

27 Pull toboggan for the most part (3)

28 Main wire clip (6)

29 Dark grey nut Meg reprocessed on a loch (8)

DOWN

2 Sneering at one boy in charge (6)

3 What knife needs to have at most ambitious stage of activity (7-4)

4 Covers over part of left-hand page (5)

5 Having a dance while drunk? (7)

6 Definitely not in twice (3-3-3)

7 Embarrassing situation for jazz musician (3)

8 Ban racer coming from the capital (8)

14 See rogue leading in York (11)

16 I am taking piece of furniture that is fixed! (9)

17 One will never agree to have one (8)

19 What to find in a tree and its content, money saved for the future (4,3)

20 A South American city first initially keen annexing state (6)

22 Exotic prince, caught out, to become fully developed (5)

25 One card-game or another does not start (3)

Tuesday’s solution

Across: 1 The right way up, 10 Potential, 11 Bidet, 12 Resolve, 13 Sierras, 14 Synods, 16 Past time, 18 Advocate, 20 Hereof, 23 Lateral, 24 Tobasco, 26 Khaki, 27 Elucidate, 28 Never say never.

Down: 2 Hates, 3 Rankled, 4 Guinea, 5 Talisman, 6 Ambient, 7 Underline, 8 Sportsmanlike, 9 A taste of honey, 15 Novitiate, 17 Stalkers, 19 Cornice, 21 Ebb tide, 22 Stoury, 25 Shake.