Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 21/01/15

21/01/15
21/01/15
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Wednesday’s puzzle

ACROSS

Tuesday's solution

Tuesday's solution

1 The science and study of religion (8)

5 Able to help us refine fuel (6)

9 Nothing in Siam bar possibly that is delightful to taste (8)

10 Cold in lorry, extremely cold (6)

12 Cowboy has a cough that’s troublesome (6)

13 What the best man might be expected to do 5)

16 And not Richard stopping short one from northern Europe (6)

17 Mother is confused by line on map (8)

20 Gun used in show, it zeroed automatically (8)

21 Fine alternative (6)

23 One way or the other it’s a polite form of address (5)

25 Said talk on necklace of twisted metal (6)

28 Falsely not having time being unmanageable (6)

29 First joke Scotsman included is imposing (8)

30 Prime time of most success (6)

31 Talk about success with central heating at last (8)

DOWN

1 Lift head off duck (4)

2 Waterway entered gravel bed (4)

3, 11 and 14 Presently find fault (4,1,4,5,2,3,5)

4 Mishap when German came down on church (6)

6 Try to play an ace (5)

7 See the cafe serving up Greek food (4,6)

8 Cold holm on mysterious lake (4,6)

11 and 14 See 3

15 Coin city porcelain (5,5)

18 Blurt tune out that’s tumultuous (9)

19 Cash of little importance? (5)

22 Endlessly intertwine garland (6)

24 Cross country (5)

26 It’s fashionable to raise one’s hat in America (4)

27 Jazz, southern jazz fan (4)