Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 16/06/14

Cryptic crossword
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HERE is Monday’s puzzle

ACROSS

8. After Bible class, believe, with little hesitation in a Saviour (8)

9. Hate to see two articles joined together (6)

10. Indulge the leading man in manila (6)

11. Even brief is cut short, yet still lays it on thick (8)

12. Understanding leaders inspect detail every afternoon (4)

13. Flow with the current, creating a wake (10)

15. Focus on man in charge of a controversial argument (7)

17. Did Walter run off in a fishing vessel? (7)

20. Insert file in 1 down, on the way back (10)

22. Old bull stands in line at the cattle market (4)

24. Once, a nun was forced to give notice (8)

26. Move up and down to plaster over empty theatre (6)

27. Pay respects to girl getting a pick-up Down Under (6)

28. In the end, working with 3 down is absurd (8)

DOWN

1. Sketch artist goes back to get an honour (6)

2. Preserve design of a souvenir (8)

3. Have a funny feeling that one man let down one working (10)

4. In time, service fellow in charge of transportation (7)

5. Excuse offered by some people at court (4)

6. Beat up a mixture as an opener (6)

7. Have insufficient time to follow in deficit (8)

14. Winding up rep in tense organisation (10)

16. Relation turned up from the far east (8)

18. Need to ward off being incoherent (8)

19. Cabinet minister runs with new controls (7)

21. Book a flight to go abroad (6)

23. Is reluctant to hear a few lines of a poem (6)

25. Want to get someone educated privately (4)