Cryptic Crossword - The Scotsman 20/09/14

20/09/14
20/09/14
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Saturday’s puzzle

Across

20/09/14

20/09/14

1 Taking unfair precedence in line (7,3,5)

9 Painful affliction one might have to face (9)

10 Ninety fish going round do better (5)

11 Partly eggy? (5)

12 Another ten as old as we are among the followers (9)

13 Approach period before major event (3-2)

15 Rich ruler to put Carl about (9)

17 Northerner wearing no make-up (9)

19 Hindu holy man depressed Hugh, we hear (5)

21 Made correct mark at the start, having been reprimanded (6,3)

23 In La Paz, other universal remedy (5)

24 Final words then voiced inside (5)

25 Not altogether in a biased way (9)

26 Orientate inmate about French queen (5,10)

DOWN

1 Country lass with WRNS member getting the bird (5-4)

2 Two ladies, one said to be sad and sentimental (7)

3 Initially in touring all left youngest country (5)

4 US soldier and half the guests dance (5)

5 Indigestion felt in centre of stream in Scotland (9)

6 Where in France, having taken variety of liqueurs round, 
I leave complaining (9)

7 In French class, music that’s uncoded (2,5)

8 Old-fashioned measure that is for the lady (5)

14 Tire Peter out who’s tense (9)

15 One writing malicious letters about banker is taking on compound (6,3)

16 Way to use office machine with feeling? (5-4)

18 How upholsterer will make a successful comeback? (7)

20 Small amount of liquid to allow to fall first (7)

21 Heating unit hospital needed in time (5)

22 Turn after said warning on course and give up (5)

23 Even up putting lag in new order (5)