Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 15/07/13

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Monday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Disguised miles flown by military rockets (6,8)

9 Was a lady’s-maid in a lot of trouble? (7)

10 Pen in soldiers heading off into cul-de-sac (7)

11 From the start, don’t bother to draw things out (4)

12 Refers to top name among the best-sellers (5)

13 It’s good to run with it, showing one’s mettle (4)

16 Mean to get date with girl (7)

17 Arrange price for one last prescription (6)

19 Stick around in Berlin; Germans would (6)

22 Labour suffering in the rat-race (7)

25 Should get new wine; it’s essential (4)

26 Left blonde out when looking for talent (5)

27 Come across fellow in 11 across, initially (4)

30 It’s understandable to have envied turn-out by model (7)

31 Hector upset by heavy weather (7)

32 Are they the best ever log cutters? (6-8)

DOWN

1 Supervise one getting a new trustee (8)

2 One friend taking it all in had to follow suit (7)

3 Show some 26 across in a Japanese language class (4)

4 Sail away with me, having a feeling of anxiety (7)

5 Seek asylum, claiming diplomatic immunity at home (7)

6 Want to object to the church (4)

7 Say nothing before a fall, to satisfy one’s vanity (3-4)

8 Head boy takes it all in, so wins the day (5)

14 Scope for taking offence, moving back to front (5)

15 Did the Supreme Court take the blame for conflict? (5)

18 Cheer for good boy, up to a point (8)

20 Popular odds for one about to take heart (7)

21 Could United subsidiary be in league? (7)

22 At last, writes about a tornado in the US (7)

23 Can I be friendly disposed, even without top class? (7)

24 Warning sign near the middle of Camberely (5)

28 Check out the last taboo of Prohibition (4)

29 Have to get firm with old lady in a deep sleep (4)

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