Cryptic Crossword - The Scotsman 19/11/13

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Tuesday’s puzzle...

Across

1 Don’t pull weight: when dieted, lost amazingly (3,3,4,4)

9 Student with special job taking care of lizard (7)

10 Identity of one entering competition is clear (7)

11 On edge, but not getting started, in place to skate (4)

12 Is holy wonder-worker a fraud? Not when ‘e’s converted (5)

13 Eager to wail (4)

16 Chews as eaten nuts (7)

17 It’s agreed you’re bordering on piggish (6)

19 Can you sit comfortably through this television programme? (6)

22 Stitch that is classy in the neighbourhood (7)

25 In this we see whole dog from Kansas (4)

26 Naked celebrity getting a thousand pounds, say, to ... (5)

27 ... take off garment from waist without revealing face (4)

30 Moggy on mountain getting apple or Indian bean (7)

31 Runic on inscription is about mythical beast (7)

32 Attend Billy Graham crusade to understand (2,3,2,7)

Down

1 Five funny lines written about green hay (8)

2 A number of insects discovered by people renting the property (7)

3 Attacks popular songs (4)

4 Massacre without a fuss, causing cries of agony (7)

5 Ignited storm about food intake regulation (7)

6 Transaction reported with Satan in Scotland, where ... (4)

7 ... they knew it on Saturday and Sunday (7)

8 Make reparation when agreed (5)

14 Underworld go-between involved in crime of theft (5)

15 Face up to wild animal on the day (5)

18 Impartial at one time – but never again (4,4)

20 and 28 Obsessed with the athlete who’s out of sight (4,3,4)

21 Was introduced to players giving weather prediction (7)

22 See what’s concealed by expert urban disquiet (7)

23 To ski more when travelling may be a nuisance (7)

24 Unable to make progress with sugar on children’s food (5)

28 See 20

29 Account for beak (4)

Yesterday’s solututions:

Across: 8 Traverse, 9 Elated, 10 Omerta, 11 Partisan, 12 Safe, 13 Interested, 15 Charlie, 17 Clients, 20 Strongroom, 22 Cold, 24 Upstarts, 26 Depict, 27 Stoned, 28 Maladies.

Down: 1 Crimea, 2 Overhear, 3 Organising, 4 Respite, 5 Lear, 6 Habits, 7 Decadent, 14 Role-models, 16 Hot spots, 18 escapade, 19 Noisome, 21 Outing, 23 Locker, 25 Redo.