Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 20/01/14

20/01/14
20/01/14
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Monday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Make an all-inclusive payment, by the way (12)

9 Copper’s most unlikely to follow the usual practices (7)

10 Understand how to produce clear profit (7)

11 Odds on one having new outing (4)

12 After you, in Paris, perform at royal house (5)

13 Take care of old lady in a deep sleep (4)

16 Vied with Rob in making an offer too high for the lot (7)

17 Fall back on sanctuary in retirement (7)

18 Stores the wrong permits in markets (7)

21 Appearance of sporting expert, in the main (7)

23 Move very slowly through Winchester (4)

24 Will want to cut things up, moving right up one place (5)

25 Go into small hospital, to get over an injection (4)

28 Can I be friendly? Yes, but sometimes about to go (7)

29 Learnt about uranium, for example, being colourless (7)

30 If in place, factors may act for house-buyers, or sellers (6,6)

DOWN

2 Digging up the soil could be contentious (7)

3 Shout encouragement to a little jumper, at last (4)

4 To turn into new inlet may be dangerous (7)

5 At the start have shelter in 17 across (7)

6 Had a formula for being elsewhere (4)

7 May record one small poem in one chapter (7)

8 Leave well-informed about ministerial matters (12)

9 Pool main cost involved in creating a magazine (12)

14 Playwright sent one book to a nurse (5)

15 Leading light had little time to set off (5)

19 Touching performance by one left in an empty theatre (7)

20 Present management with an old wind instrument (7)

21 Except for lack of energy, girl trailed over grassland (7)

22 Eager, when having a strong desire for a drink (7)

26 Give encouragement to some diabetic patients (4)

27 Study leaders of military unit standing easy (4)