Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 19/12/14

19/12/14
19/12/14
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Friday’s puzzle

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Thursday's solution

Thursday's solution

8 In riot, men mount war memorial, for example (8)

9 One who makes up an ink cartridge (6)

10 Dirt taken as far as special cave (6)

11 Calm site prepared for striking plant (8)

12 Rosemary may be represented by the woman’s boy (4)

13 He turns con around with policeman’s weapons (10)

15 Smoked sausage the French served up in hotel (7)

17 Stiff when leaned sideways after bend (7)

20 Good luck for everyone who’s superior (3,3,4)

22 Present fruit returned at first taste (4)

24 Will teardrop fall when faced with one on the prowl? (8)

26 Police are looking for drug in dish (6)

27 Carriers of antibodies discovered when Casualty’s position in Accounts (6)

28 Evicted after poor duet performance (8)

DOWN

1 Swear to add nothing en route (6)

2 What fierce nomads get to eat is food for 24 (8)

3 Advice to nerd to increase production (3,3,4)

4 Post robbery (5,2)

5 Head starter, perhaps (4)

6 Find commanding officer coming in behind schedule (6)

7 Challenge of Parisian to future husband (8)

14 Instruction to barber not to ramble on? (3,2,5)

16 Every green revolution is something that produces an undesirable reaction (8)

18 Ordered Nigel to a diplomatic mission (8)

19 Support claim of escaped animal (4,3)

21 Boredom of listening to High Church anthem (6)

23 What the champagne maybe did when Florence got married (6)

25 Throw into the hands of military police (4)