Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 17/03/15

17/03/15
17/03/15
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Tuesday’s puzzle

ACROSS

17/03/15

17/03/15

1 Relevant to some luggage at home location (1,4,2,5)

9 Made second half of measurement in Ceres (7)

10 One who makes an effort astride horse may actually become a horse (7)

11 Crop transmitted document with second-class enclosure (4)

12 Aspect of star player portrayed in Financial Times (5)

13 Carrot and stick method of getting everyone to take their turn (4)

16 Sees there aren’t any tubs or cornets (7)

17 Gateman retrieves identity label (7)

18 Several battalions blow up a bridge (7)

21 Dog’s appendage cut short (7)

23 Should the cobbler stick to it to the end? (4)

24 Narrow passageway between hills, perhaps, but missing start (5)

25 Fog covers roads big and small (4)

28 What the undertaker said he was only here for: to get a drink (3,4)

29 Resolved to have levelled off when going over the Pole (7)

30 Extremely thorough totality may be just what we need (3,4,5)

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2 Competition performance that is solidly constructed (7)

3 Group I found looking out for aliens (4)

4 Raids that revolutionary ordains (7)

5 Stroke bird in Paisley, for example (7)

6 Is she a flower in my eye? (4)

7 But goat turns out to be a tower of strength (7)

8 Measured with trigonometry in survey by adulterating plan (12)

9 Potential to be explained precisely is identifiably nonsense (12)

14 Get into a fight, viz. knock (5)

15 Grin offensively at small burden (5)

19 Take a close look at mouth part in wasp, for instance (7)

20 Increase the size of General Assembly (7)

21 It’s revolutionary to take a layer at low cost (7)

22 Gavin turned round on French bridge (7)

26 Time to hand over entrance money for the garden party ... (4)

27 ... party that’s a hit! (4)