Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 17/06/14

17/06/14
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Tuesday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Yes, cats get freaked out on this drug (7)

5 A footballer taken by surprise (5)

11 Traditional bride, perhaps. writes early detective novel (3,5,2,5)

12 Partly takes account or revision in matter (4)

13 Fish glide (5)

14 Bonded labourer imprisoned in coarser fetters (4)

17 Disagreed with guard about ingestion of drug (6)

18 Papers mentioned performers talking to music (7)

20 Pays heed, silent, moved by beginning of sanctity (7)

22 Why make a mistake in this boat? (6)

24 Comfort food at mother’s house (4)

25 The street where you first live after double victory on the Channel Islands? (5)

26 Run in one area of ground (4)

29 Manage star turn cleverly on time, but provoke a row (5,2,8)

30 Puts a different complexion on religious monument (5)

31 Hating to admit day’s not as you would like it to be (7)

DOWN

2 Trousers worn by cricketer reluctant to bat? (6,9)

3 Stepped evenly through star wood (4)

4 Ran round boat when it set off, then ,.. (7

6 ... goes down in front of it (4)

7 ~Takeaway? Nuts and spectacular bangers (7,8)

8 Build up in which, say, Polly puts kettle on originally (5)

9 Tradesman aims to get this in gym (6)

10 We hear what Molly Malone did was not altruistic (7)

15 Game chaps played with sheep’s stomach (5)

16 Peers at frothy junket (5)

19 I’m standing in person in Flanders (7)

21 Uncovered this dip with low-fat latte? (6)

22 Hesitated to flag with stop sign (7)

23 It’s a nuisance getting old sauce (5)

27 Period for giving up quantities of money (4)

28 Entertain without a source of inspiration (4)

Monday’s solution

Across: 8 Redeemer, 9 Loathe, 10 Pamper, 11 Flatters, 12 Idea, 13 Slipstream, 15 Polemic, 17 Trawler, 20 Pigeon hole, 22 Neat, 24 Announce, 26 Teeter, 27 Salute, 28 Nonsense.

Down: 1 Reward, 2 Keepsake, 3 Impression, 4 Traffic, 5 Plea, 6 Batter, 7 Shortage, 14 Serpentine, 16 Oriental, 18 Wandered, 19 Governs, 21 Exodus, 23 Averse, 25 Need.