Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 18/06/14

18/06/14

18/06/14

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Wednesday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

17/06/14 solution

17/06/14 solution

1 Cosmetic sauce and jam (8)

5 Being virtuous, he acts out of character (6)

10 Would one defend too much against this type of bowling? (7)

11 Old boy left one in France that was at an angle (7)

12 During anticlimax, Leslie located spindles (5)

13 Coming from kennel, boa injured part of inner leg! (9)

14 Climbing up on the piano perhaps (9,5)

17 Reasonable opportunity of success in athletics perhaps (8,6)

21 From, inlet, jump to get a drink (4,5)

23 Some spectacular variety of young insect (5)

24 Bob takes a girl (7)

25 In the centre a cleaner found something sticky (7)

26 Actors upsetting revolutionary leader (6)

27 Cores Alf removed out-of-doors (8)

DOWN

1 An idiot comes up with aspiration for sponge (6)

2 Sleep be disturbed in town (7)

3 New trains, about ten, staying only briefly (9)

4 What stronger side might have ordering heavy stuff (10,4)

6 Have about 50 to divide in two (5)

7 What in France is in the ocean? Redwood! (7)

8 Even I said first, it’s at the same height as central spot (3-5)

9 Being successful at London perhaps with short-term assets and liabilities (7,7)

15 Something that’s trifling for drinkers (5,4)

16 Is man to include order about chemical compound? (8)

18 Large volume of transport (7)

19 An accountant getting into vehicles in the capital (7)

20 Bag Zoe removed from building in garden (6)

22 Panellist in court (5)

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