Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 14/02/15

14/02/15
14/02/15
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Saturday’s puzzle

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Friday's solution

Friday's solution

1 Inexpensive comic one ordered (8)

6 It comes after first aid (6)

9 VIP deserving respect (6)

10 Bee’s schoolwork? (8)

11 From tornado urgently escaping, it’s grim (4)

12 Turn out portion of rejection slip (5)

13 Sailors sounded cocky (4)

14 Half past three at Wimbledon (7,6)

17 Way to write to editor (3,3,2,5)

20 Child of four in courtyard shortly (4)

22 Drink, it makes quite a stir in the kitchen (5)

24 Soldiers are dipped in it after shelling (4)

25 In vain go round for Don (8)

26 Man’s hot spring, say (6)

27 Why is Kay dropping in for a drink? (6)

28 Name in the end qualified (8)

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2 Become less angry – and less attractive (4,3)

3 Gain made by fishermen? (3,6)

4 Perhaps be coming after just over four weeks (5)

5 Cretins vandalising tank (7)

6 Washes pot out in place where wages are low (5,4)

7 Clio moving about with inner pain (5)

8 Women of habit inhabit it (7)

15 Equally likely there is still some cash (4,5)

16 One cannot receive this without first having made an outlay (9)

17 Straitlaced pair have high-class food (7)

18 American I let loose with woven material (7)

19 Take over from king attended by two biblical characters (7)

21 Said five struggled in this cup (5)

23 Correct claim (5)