Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 15/02/2014

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Saturday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Experiencing difficulties near beach perhaps (2,3,5)

7 Exam that’s international (4)

9 Leaves going to pot (3)

10 One’s in the bag with Susan getting free shares (5,5)

11 Carriage and pair in the morning (4)

12 Animal from Skye runs home on the rampage (6,6)

15 Resurrects bras and panties? (6)

17 Heavenly oriental article has genuine finish (8)

18 First-class pupil (8)

20 In river used variety that was spurious (6)

21 Remote chance that it is not a local telephone call (4-8)

24 I see ‘e’s accompanying Cornwall saint (4)

26 Totally nude (10)

27 Fitting in the captain (3)

28 Extremely irritable? (4)

29 Rebel with dryer (sic) sort of wine (10)

DOWN

2 Steal from police station (4)

3 Locks up perhaps, it is terrifying (4-7)

4 Toss her in river (5)

5 Item of clothing some cut out (7)

6 Mishap set at sea, in this? (9)

7 Potentially cold bath feature (3)

8 Touchy way to concluded a deal (5,5)

13 Aggregation of neurons never getting upset with recent changes (5,6)

14 Nude lovers moving about still not settled (10)

16 Group mention point south first (9)

19 Rodney went round gallery, went round and round (7)

22 Man not left right in the country (5)

23 Type of hug one can tolerate (4)

25 Oddly scary, we hear (3)

Friday’s solution

Across: 8 Dispatch, 9 Tax cut, 10 Warren, 11 Fitfully, 12 Peru, 13 Over the top, 15 Kinetic, 17 Feigned, 20 Setting off, 22 Vaux, 24 Jumpsuit, 26 Chalet, 27 Stucco, 28 Idolater.

Down: 1 Fixate, 2 Aperture, 3 Stentorian, 4 Chuffed, 5 At it, 6 Exhume, 7 Bulldoze, 14 The X Factor, 16 Equity, 18 Giveaway, 19 Foxtail, 21 Topics, 23 Uneven, 25 Upon.

Last week’s solution

Across: 1 Neck and neck, 9 Rock music, 10 Track, 11 Skew, 12 Difficulty, 14 Lark, 15 Galvanised, 19 Apron-stage, 20 Vino, 21 Preferable, 23 Amos, 25 Gamit, 27 Benbecula, 28 Down-to-earth.

Down: 1 Nuclear-free, 2 Como, 3 assailant, 4 Decaf, 5 Enticing, 6 Kea, 7 Brasilia, 8 Okay, 13 Lossiemouth, 16 Vigilante, 17 Doomsday, 18 Undertow, 21 Pogo, 22 Abbot, 24 Beer, 26 Mad.