Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 18/03/15

18/03/15
18/03/15
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Wednesday’s puzzle

ACROSS

18/03/15

18/03/15

1 Six books about supporter who is full of energy (7)

5 Front foot? (7)

9 Closer to being more convenient (7)

10 Token loan arranged covered very short time (7)

11 Lady organising plain home (9)

12 Pin back a climbing-plant (5)

13 Follow mother’s belief (5)

15 Yet gloomy members are involved with science of words (9)

16 Increase in noise during soccer played round goal (9)

18 Way to undress but not when after comic (5)

21 Short month last month in which to lose feathers (5)

22 Extended picnic perhaps (9)

24 Gold provided with diamonds coming from opening (7)

26 Post bearing armour (7)

27 Flower faeries dancing (7)

28 Edition with restricted shareholder liability? (7)

DOWN

1 How 22nd character was formed? (1-6)

2 One flying flags (7)

3 Before midday I leave friend in Spain (5)

4 3p musical (10,5)

5 In which to imagine a competition of strikers etc (7,8)

6 Beast stuck in the tramlines (3)

7 Do paint another bird (7)

8 Manner round object was stuffed up jumper (7)

12 Sees one’s personal appearance (5)

14 A second bed of course (5)

16 Succeed despite having accident while riding (4,3)

17 Learned European wants hors d’oeuvres topped and tailed (7)

19 Perform again, respond when cockney female is included (2-5)

20 Penny added about fifty walked in the water (7)

23 Rump I served up at Jewish festival (5)

25 Conditions I felt started on Sunday (3)