Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 20/06/14

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Solution 19/06/14

Solution 19/06/14

1 Observations on correct test I’ve done for reasons unknown (7,6)

10 Graspers can settle at random (9)

11 Bird that destroyed dog’s head (5)

12 Conspirator moving pen (7)

13 Bothered because in possession of means of transport (7)

14 Ducks verge towards Channel port (6)

16 Fish without a tail takes one on a trip to Mediterranean island (8)

18 Bleating creature can be touched (8)

20 Emphasise that account has very small amount (6)

23 A gentle version is in good taste (7)

24 One inclined to pass out gets weaker (7)

26 Bedevil attempts to keep up in existence (5)

27 Greets sound of hard rain (9)

28 Streamed inner torment when alerted to need for payment (4,1,8)

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2 Exclude joanna and another instrument (5)

3 Many are quick to take to task (7)

4 Masters scales (6)

5 Seen as the contents of crazy newspaper title (8)

6 Diana’s left upset when arranged hair (7)

7 Self-appointed enforcer ate living game (9)

8 Notoriously talkative relation by marriage drives fast (5,2,3,3)

9 They have lost charge, these artillery units, and perished in the run-up (4,9)

15 Pound, say, that need tries out (9)

17 Well-known prisoner gets job of making arrows (8)

19 Most daft article to be seen placed in home (7)

21 Original colour borders on red (7)

22 What to do when not prepared to swear in court with a loud company (6)

25 Aforementioned socks put on at last (5)

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