Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman - 13/12/14

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Tuesday’s puzzle.

Across

1 What you might need, by the sound of it, after this sound outburst (7)

5 Material used by many in central heating (5)

11 Not being under’and, day is equivalent to history (4,3,4,4)

12 Healthy greeting heard (4)

13 By way of introduction to an ornithologist’s field of interest (5)

14 Survive when wickedness is

rejected (4)

17 Padre’s prepared feast (6)

18 Carder’s work makes them marked by injuries (7)

20 Storm, eh? Rustle up supplier of

hot soup, perhaps (7)

22 It’s cunning to put credit behind your start-up (6)

24 Smell like Homer, for example, with his head chopped off (4)

25 Britain’s invaded that Scottish-Canadian territory (5)

26 Chart seen by novice in vessel (4)

29 Spy a chap beneath the bedclothes at first (10,5)

30 Doctor has a gym behind curtain (5)

31 Coldly determined, the Spaniard mounted horse (7)

Down

2 Pensioners make out Queen is Prince James (3,3,9)

3,4 Symbolic hexagram did for a vast destruction (4,2,5)

6 Song that didn’t tell the truth (4)

7 Explosive routine lent trio

excitement (15)

8 The two of you originally stayed in

hut (5)

9 Russian nobles give call to attention inside prison (6)

10 Runs of connected posts that are easily hardest (7)

15 Concerning a manuscript using lots of paper (5)

16 It’s commonplace to prohibit everything that doesn’t have an

ending (5)

19 Run in to cause a riot? You put your foot in it! (7)

21 Puts back to operating theatre in

coma (6)

22 Very near to putting son in

cupboard (7)

23 Miss Mitford gets basic accommodation plus fork (5)

27,28 Deposit baggage and abandon suit (4,4)

YESTERDAY’S SOLUTION

TURNSUP~EARNEST

R~U~P~R~A~A~N~O

AUSTERE~REGULAR

P~H~A~T~L~~~A~M

PROPRIETY~PURGE

E~U~~~N~R~I~G~N

DITCH~TREATMENT

~~~~E~I~T~C~~~~

PEPPERONI~HOTEL

I~U~D~U~R~~~A~O

CARES~SHELTERED

K~P~~~N~M~I~N~G

SCOURGE~EXAMINE

U~S~U~S~N~R~S~R

PLEDGES~TEACHES