Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 20/05/13

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Monday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Turn away from a fashionable part of London (6)

4 Got former pupil disciplined, right away (8)

9 Men are forced to change designation (6)

10 Tend to be quite relaxed and easy- going (8)

12 Retreat for pop group in spring (5)

13 Old raven due to make an effort (9)

14 Tall story in a detailed 19 across studio (7)

15 Speak at length, like German artist at top gallery (4)

19 Rule for a period, in style (4)

21 Welcome early morning starts with couple (7)

24 If he won’t compromise, it will be difficult to join ship (9)

26 At last, tradition could become threadbare (5)

27 Martin took care of organisation for idealist (8)

28 Realised that accountant had to discharge (6)

29 Setting one’s sights on column in good order ... (8)

30 ... And spearhead opinion column, on paper (6)

DOWN

1 Offensive individual had a final trial (8)

2 Having been penalised for word-play, one got rid of it (8)

3 It’s 23 down to arrange cease-fire (9)

5 Covered up for directors in the middle of Sweden (7)

6 Must get in to prepare national stadium (5)

7 Manage to get back on line, within reach (6)

8 Dismal audition in sterile environment (6)

11 It’s expensive to get into a parade, arriving late (4)

16 Might umpire treat a rib differently? (9)

17 Having got rid of taboo, one had to cast off (8)

18 Back a champion to protect the Queen (8)

20 Touch on some workers taking it back, in use (7)

21 Be entitled to get into learned institution (4)

22 Run in this time, showing a great desire (6)

23 Violation led to one area of conflict (6)

25 Queue to get top-notch cloth (5)

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