Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 15/07/14

15/07/14
15/07/14
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Tuesday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

Monday's solution

Monday's solution

1 International charity misses day to go back to the other side (7)

5 Have a go at separating sheep from these (5)

11 Pernicious interloper who goes crazy at home (6,2,3,4)

12 Something top eat that isn’t quiet (4)

13 Priest’s robe that goes over the top and around about (5)

14 Studiously avoid audible call to attention (4)

17 Earth pigment Queen’s bringing back (6)

18 Stop ire getting out of hand with sharp reply (7)

20 See angel go mad, being temporarlly protracted (7)

22 Forceful way to go back and be in the money (6)

24 Heard to call for Alpine wind (4)

25 Drift in middle of cloud inside apartment (5)

26 Shout out, being cowardly, omitting actual cry of pain (4)

29 Prove position is deserved on loch ’o loch journeys round east (4,4,7)

30 Man finishes repairs (5)

31 Pecs all cut with sharp knife (7)

DOWN

2 When cavalry causes overkill, perhaps, the cost is too great (9,6)

3 Breakdown of law and order in Brazilian city to start with (4)

4 Philosopher takes run to Australia - Adelaide, initially (7)

6 Single’s impersonal signifier of possession (4)

7 Sheep once help to convert, supposedly, the Children of Israel (3,6,6)

8 Representative figures I see/hear on Sunday (5)

9 One who makes pronouncements about Greek coin (6)

10 Orients journey to where it’s more rocky (7)

15 Sign up to dish up sausage (5)

16 One attendant for every sheet (1,4)

19 Sets up lottery for colonial administrator (7)

21 Seabird reportedly took food down throat (6)

22 Social group in charge of definitive work (7)

23 Boy has not so much to be thankful for (5)

27 Frame of mind produced when there’s nothing to been seen in musical gathering (4)

28 Soothing lotion removed from royal residence by word of mouth (4)