Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 13/12/14

13/12/14
13/12/14
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Saturday’s puzzle

ACROSS

13/12/14

13/12/14

1 Uncivil musicians? (8,4)

8 Still like to include fermenting agent (5)

9 Having therapeutic properties at home during examination (9)

11 Expecting jump in first gear (6)

12 Current that could be both round and wet (8)

14 Doctors start suspecting pain comes from bit of needlework (4,6)

15 Individual not involved in final outcome filled case of pastry (4)

18 English retreat that’s paradise (4)

19 Winning a tidy sum? (8,2)

21 Live a dull life, say, in very European gallery (8)

23 Wailer is more penetrating (6)

25 Daft when out of sight perhaps (9)

26 One bit different (5)

27 Twelve capturing adder just after the solstice (9,3)

DOWN

1 Spread estate map round (4,5)

2 Tardiness of teas Len’s served up (8)

3 Where to put inscription to doctor (4)

4 Rioting cad removed item of clothing (6,4)

5 If you kick this container, you won’t recover (6)

6 Group of nine had only the goalposts? (5)

7 Next to thousands of fairies. Alone! (2,10)

10 Unhappy because there is not much whisky or gin left? (3,2,7)

13 I’ll stammer about water turning wheel (10)

16 Famous caption Ray reproduced (9)

17 Any derv I could obtain from plantation (8)

20 Some distressing strain (6)

22 I repeatedly went after information on over half of ten down (5)

24 Man with Carl just over the border (4)