Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 20/01/15

20/01/15
20/01/15
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Tuesday’s puzzle

ACROSS

Monday's solution

Monday's solution

1 Pass in front of boat with old weapon (8)

5 Extra large car part (6)

10 Currently operating as police officer (2,5)

11 Country person who is amiable when deprived of love (7)

12 Mr Eastwood scores 150 in time (5)

13 Heavyweight boxer going crazy about providing nourishment (9)

14 All sides warned off Antigua etc (7,7)

17 Calm, say, but possibly drunk (3,2,1,3,5)

21 Promise to pass on the left? (9)

23 Revolutionary given the go-ahead to strangle (5)

24 Paid no attention to redoing puzzle (7)

25 Fixes that detective should leave with peers’ furs (7)

26 Mule carrying odd sack needs body strength (6)

27 They give a wide berth to women’s clothes as worn by queen (8)

DOWN

1 Finalise deal, perhaps, with embrace (6)

2 Not connected to dubious occupation (7)

3 Predicted walk over in sour wet mess (4,2,3)

4 Two workers protest bar to doing everything at once (3,4,2,5)

6 Upper class has wise custom (5)

7 Carriage churns up one path (7)

8 Lacking pity for biblical widow who hasn’t got so much (8)

9 Whiplash can be a confounded nuisance! (1,4,2,3,4)

15 One who arrived behind time and departed with old van half-heartedly (9)

16 US marine suffering cardiovascular complaint (8)

18 News of racket amid sounds of bells (7)

19 Thrash snow leopard on extreme tour (7)

20 Opposed to recitation of something like poetry (6)

22 Situation of 11 when game rally’s cut short (5)