Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 19/02/15

19/02/15

19/02/15

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Thursday’s puzzle

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Wednesday's solution

Wednesday's solution

1 May have to stop one state producing a magazine (10)

6 Take a chance to help an accomplice (4)

10 About to put on a show, by having to act for another (9)

11 Experience the atmosphere of a European capital city (5)

12 Promise to record over the Border … (6)

13 … and spoils record about subordinate (7)

15 At last, tore up 26 down, and was very distressed (9)

18 Live in Germany, fortunately (5)

19 Bequest from an elderly relative, at last (5)

21 Managed to join in various causes with confidence (9)

23 Look back to take new spirit for dynamos (7)

24 Find a group of directors in a ship (6)

27 Appearance that’s accepting 1 across, in short (5)

28 May be impatient to cross, if out of sorts (9)

29 Leave empty drinks in a theatre’s cheap seats (4)

30 Famous big-name was well-liked (10)

DOWN

1 Specialist, in the past, left in high spirits (4)

2 It may go against the grain to dance round power (5)

3 Was too much outstanding when behind schedule? (7)

4 Peaceful type of girl was stuck in the mire, nevertheless (5)

5 A new word of advice on poetry down under (9)

7 On a minor route, head on to find a leguminous plant (9)

8 A lottery based round the French provider of refreshment (3-7)

9 Did highly regarded little girl turn to little boy? (6)

14 Stage first good Ring Cycle; it’s astonishing (10)

16 Bring up on screen, to form last line of defence (9)

17 Happen to come to light, by chance (9)

20 Top dog meant to go round one behind the other (6)

22 On schedule to get round early riser … (7)

24 … and get about, in a long time, to correspond … (5)

25 … and get about, on the other hand, to prove to the contrary (5)

26 First mate had to get close to patch things up (4)

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