Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 17/10/14

17/10/14

17/10/14

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Thursday's solution

Thursday's solution

1 This master of tissue left universal art (7)

5 Tradesman is first person to take on burden (7)

9 Let this be a lesson to you, O flower of Scotland (7)

10 Bachelor I accompany to fields with Irish cream (7)

11 Are these canal boats private to operate? (9)

12 Road user delivers last pack to coffin bearer (5)

13 Prophet taking leading diner in to Passover meal (5)

15 Hirer soon wrecks steam locomotive (4,5)

16 Find another label for part on ice when melted (9)

18 Thus got married and planted seed (5)

21 For example, I promise to go on urban railroad (5)

22 Benchmark for enclosed areas held on credit (9)

24 IRA hack concealed in Pakistan port (7)

26 Feature displayed in top place to take off (7)

27 The devil and his works coming back in to lay waste (7)

28 Dumb when blight caused dieback in conifer plantation (7)

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1 Intentions with which Italian resumed in chess sequence (7)

2 Stumbled, having taken hallucinogenic drug (7)

3 Licentious character appears, try as one might to change (5)

4 Choose to run independent Metropolitan Police with charge for power (11,4)

5 What mine host, taking on share of licence, has in common with a nationalised industry? (6,9)

6 Childless public service workers get higher education (3)

7 Mug left covered is less warming (7)

8 Save as severer punishment (7)

12 Cries of derision surround house of hippies (5)

14 Cast out downcast outcast (5)

16 Minister gave the go-ahead to include drug, having withdrawn (7)

17 Fearful souls give exclamation of pain when in pack (7)

19 Ill-treat animal _ a kind of dog (7)

20 Outmoded UK title (7)

23 Little girl performing in large music room (5)

25 Make soothing noises to Scottish dairy animal, we hear (3)

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