Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 15/06/13

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Saturday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Arriving about midday initially with the Parisian mix (9)

6 InterCity (5)

9 Time right to have some wine (5)

10 Self-important cities got agitated (9)

11 Make moves on board to restore matters (4,2,3,6)

13 Chief in west had fund for campaign (3,5)

14 Commander with fancy hat for the lady (6)

16 Entice Leonard with internal trouble (4,2)

18 Bed but not breakfast, just a toilet perhaps (4,4)

21 Webster using chimney before internet! (6-3,6)

23 Turned off man due to have ridiculed (4,3,2)

25 I struggled clad in evergreen (5)

26 Round at the top (5)

27 From galley led out supposedly (9)

DOWN

1 Most upset it had been split (3-2)

2 Take action to be sure (4,7)

3 Inside privy bushranger found shrub (3-4)

4 Rate gets revised for one that is bigger than the rest (8)

5 Oriental ran, ran away (6)

6 Posting large number who are sick (7)

7 Clothier accepted fate (3)

8 Unavoidable requisite (9)

12 Like hay perhaps, it has been settled beforehand (3,3,5)

13 Very famous Shakespearean Mel with flawed concoction (4-5)

15 One cannot be sure if one is this (8)

17 Our leader, before five, freed revolutionary who had been given too much to eat (7)

19 Locating genes and putting them on the chart? (7)

20 Country lady following Rex (6)

22 Damned healthy colour (5)

24 Mother, almost noble lady (3)

Friday’s solution

Across: 1 Miscodes, 5 Barges, 10 Contend, 11 Outflow, 12 Uncle, 13 Reportage, 14 Lettre de cachet, 17 Bash Street Kids, 21 Swallowed, 23 Pride, 24 Get down, 25 Olivier, 26 Singer, 27 Ogresses.

Down: 1 Mock-up, 2 Sanicle, 3 Operettas, 4 Elderberry wine, 6 Aster, 7 Goliath, 8 Sawteeth, 9 Topple headlong, 15 Ask a price, 16 Abusages, 18 Smarten, 19 Dailies, 20 Beards, 22 Loose.

Last week’s solution

Across: 1 Stable door, 7 Wade, 9 Eta, 10 Slow-witted, 11 Gape, 12 In succession, 15 Budget, 17 Littoral, 18 Perverse, 20 Rake in, 21 Every so often, 24 Used, 26 One another, 27 Eel, 28 Crew, 29 Detergents.

Down: 2 Talk, 3 Bowling over, 4 Elias, 5 Optical, 6 Red setter, 7 Wag, 8 Diplomatic, 13 Stockinette, 14 Supervisor, 16 Threshold, 19 Erodent, 22 Tenor, 23 Pest, 25 Dew.