Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 17/06/15

17/06/15

17/06/15

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Wednesday’s puzzle

ACROSS

Tuesday's solution

Tuesday's solution

1 Similar fliers (5,2,1,7)

9 In fact a crazy extremist (7)

10 Element helium with nickel in strange surroundings (7)

11 Joint in right side initially becomes inflamed (7)

12 Appendices from Dean, Dad revised (7)

13 State worker let out pest (8,6)

15 Campanologists’ keenly-fought contest (4-4,6)

21 Confused mink leaves stampeding pack animals for woolly animals (7)

22 Mad person playing with violent passion (7)

23 Charm during seventh rally (7)

24 In an excited way when dealing with notes (7)

25 Set semiconductor Dora and I returned (10,5)

DOWN

1 In front already (6)

2 Meet ram (3,4)

3 Get even bench, antique with scratches (6,3,6)

4 Explorer and I take a drooping flower (7)

5 Hotchpotch goes long way, so to speak, in the past (7)

6 Dog breeder with retainer at sea (8,7)

7 Irene, disheartened, in cap or other headgear (7)

8 Gatecrasher called and stormed (8)

14 Alongside a disc jockey, one with little money (8)

16 Nap hath been disturbed by rock-oil (7)

17 Settles into tree-houses accommodating the French (7)

18 Bill’s US port? (7)

19 Fitting wear for ballet-dancer! (7)

20 Romania with repeatedly firm art style (6)

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