Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 17/07/13

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Wednesday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Progress quickly, smithy can be seen in front (5,5)

8 Eel seen short time before flatfish (5)

9 No longer in the minority (2,3)

10 and 33 Sight better for wearing these? (4,2,10)

11 Possessed, less than one was taken in (3,2)

13 It is to be distributed during speech dropping round (6)

14 A bar etc, arranged for show (7)

15 Advance payment prepared for only part of the group (6)

17, 20 and 22 Similar to small number of unshelled vegetables, they cannot be told apart (5,2,3,4,2,1,3)

24 Sluggish flow of destroyer initially reaching river in Lancashire (7)

26 Architectural feature to leave you cold, we hear (6)

28 Subdue that Parisian starting laugh repeatedly (5)

30 Young animals’ mess (6)

31 Bill had car crash in African city (5)

32 Becky about to leave old fiddle (5)

33 See 10

DOWN

1 Lecturer during period around teatime perhaps to do well (8)

2 Some more actors to respond (5)

3 Eeyore’s unfortunate blemish (7)

4 Drug addict’s publicity stunt (4)

5 Friendly still with Charlie inside (8)

6 Travel a long way to be successful (2,3)

7 Sailor to make note about frill of lace (5)

8 Dr Bird’s language (6)

12 Leave suddenly from French shelter (6)

16 Word of warning (6)

18 Medicine works singularly on flat surface (8)

19 Get a word in here towards the side (8)

21 Licensee does not have a new type of bar (6)

23 Northern Ireland artist put vehicle in blissful place! (7)

24 Bedcover of the French surgeon (5)

25 Not being so well, grain processor did not start (5)

27 In Essex celebrity will do better (5)

29 Reptile caught old bird (4)

Tuesday’s solution

ACROSS: 1 Cordoba, 5 Skein, 11 The powers that be, 12 Cove, 13 Other, 14 Pere, 17 Pricer, 18 Darling, 20 Ashrams, 22 Truest, 24 Flee, 25 Tondo, 26 Sped, 29 Egg and spoon race, 30 Stoep, 31 Assizes.

DOWN: 2 One over the eight, 3 Drop, 4 Bleater, 6 Kohl, 7 In the first place, 8 Stock, 9 Ostend, 10 Revenge, 15 Eclat, 16 Group, 19 Palfrey, 21 Spouse, 22 Tedious, 23 Idles, 27 Ante, 28 Anti.