Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 15/08/15

15/08/15
15/08/15
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Saturday’s puzzle

ACROSS

15/08/15

15/08/15

1 Florence at lower level than fish (8)

6 Doubly dark plaid (6)

9 Pretty self-contained, nice conversion (6)

10 Weak lack resolve for easily accomplished task (8)

11 Mark is taking time in the haze (4)

12 Walk on water? (5)

13 Old coin about a pound (4)

14 Complaint spotted abroad? (6,7)

17 Cash dispenser that’s difficult to find (4,2,3,4)

20 Alex repaired rod (4)

22 Story that’s original and striking (5)

24 Island in Station Approach (4)

25 Rabble-rouser with awkward gait returned roster (8)

26 Indicate means of communication (6)

27 I name worker receiving attention (2,4)

28 One with Thomas accepting money without making deliberate choice (2,6)

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2 Being deficient, slowing down losing leader (7)

3 Strained one French note (9)

4 Coin one found in channel (5)

5 Miracle worker to regain possession (7)

6 Happen to accept one coming from royal residence (4,5)

7 Argumentative oarsman? (5)

8 Everybody’s feature included when listening carefully (3,4)

15 Transferred, moved a dateline (9)

16 Enticing from age-old inn (7,2)

17 Curse in the past new shape (7)

18 Said to be in a place of accommodation (7)

19 Yearn to have a fling well back (4-3)

21 Super edition of newspaper (5)

23 From villa, sergeant detected strong beam (5)