Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 19/12/13

19/12/13
19/12/13
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Thursday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

19/12/13

19/12/13

1 Having managed to procure grants, take them into account (4,10)

9 Is not allowed to have a second before a card game (7)

10 Have bag and baggage to sail for good long time (7)

11 Old president had to take a stance on his adversaries (10)

12 Sterilised a genuine thoroughbred (4)

14 Did girl turn to boy to get a year-book? (6)

15 Take two small fruits, we’re told, for an Eastern disease (8)

17 Did superior individual feature in first evening edition (8)

19 Let a commander-in-chief reorganise a team ... (6)

22 ... and reorganise museum on line (4)

23 Appeal to volunteers to take back purchase (10)

25 Crazy person can’t sue organisation (7)

26 Cast aspersions on deal involving bent copper (7)

27 Any Tom, Dick or Harry might be your neighbour (3,2,3,6)

DOWN

1 One van comes over with design for some cookers (9,5)

2 Family doctor, in the end, is the most important person (7)

3 Help a ship to find one position (10)

4 Be disposed to have an annex, in addition (4-2)

5 Receives salutations at open doors (8)

6 It’s close, in fact, to midnight (4)

7 Cancellation took firm a long time at first (7)

8 Help to get agreement for a fund-raising event (7,7)

13 Let down by complicated new dance hits (10)

16 Hit back at doctor, and walk all over him (8)

18 In a way, artist had a piece of unleavened bread (7)

20 Supporting member in harmony with old magistrate (7)

21 Twist and turn, finding it hard to record over (6)

24 Impose boycott on one Italian city (4)