Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 14/06/14

Cryptic crossword
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Here is today’s puzzle

ACROSS

1. In the morning our Bert restyled tree garden (9)

6. Call on Violet to take a seat (5)

9. Hopes to include sauce (5)

10. Blissful state, it is said (9)

11. Don’t come straight out with this interruption (1,4,2,8)

13. Woman teaching paramour (8)

14. I reportedly have drinking-vessel used for bathing in North America (3-3)

16. Rex rings and advocates grid (3,3)

18. Atlantic flower? (4,4)

21. Remove a frog so that one can speak more distinctly (5,4,6)

23. Duck near germs spreading (9)

25. Mild expression of disagreement coming from Frenchman and you of old repeatedly (2,3)

26. Some tempt yokel although it contains nothing (5)

27. Thoroughly using each part of a foot (5,4)

DOWN

1. A Greek mountain has almost appeared (5)

2. Change of see perhaps on board (7,4)

3. Ask for more to rearrange in a different way (7)

4. It is most wishy-washy at the pub included over the way (8)

5. In a kimono dying to produce mournful poem (6)

6. Show of diversity? (7)

7. Monetary unit coming from three directions (3)

8. The old lady’s system of claiming to have divine insight (9)

12. Certainly not the place to get into hot water (6,5)

13. Co-member travelling round a resort (9)

15. Explain extraordinary recounts (8)

17. By this time a student was prepared (7)

19. Old country lady went round Head Office initially before end of day (7)

20. See sin could be actually existing (2,4)

22. They join with others to take a bite (5)

24. Music that’s a hit (3)

Friday’s solution:

Grid 19: Across: 1 Carapace, 5 Credit, 10 Shamans, 11 Overage, 12 Abide, 13 Not as cold, 14 Under twenty-one, 17 Into the bargain, 21 Pentecost, 23 Taper, 24 Aileron, 25 Ironies, 26 Sister, 27 Depended.

Down: 1 Casbah, 2 Realign, 3 Placement, 4 Casing the joint, 6 Reefs, 7 Diabolo, 8 Trendies, 9 For the last time, 15 Tightrope, 16 Displays, 18 Tangles, 19 Implied, 20 Erased, 22 Eyrie.