Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 21/05/14

21/05/14
21/05/14
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Wednesday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

Solution 20/05/14

Solution 20/05/14

1 Contest between boxers perhaps (8)

6 Pick and choose (6)

9 Some yellowhammer, linnet or another bird (6)

10 No surprised expression reaching island boat (5,3)

11 The laundry bay (4)

12 Support for injured member (5)

13 Rush about with Edward (4)

14 Mad, having turned the corkscrew? (5,3,5)

17 In which one digs in fighting the enemy (6,7)

20 Essence not completely concise (4)

22 Investor riskily included gold-lace (5)

24 Cheers attorney first giving the facts (4)

25 Two bales were removed during act of conferring award (8)

26 Bill allowed to have pill (6)

27 Film one with behavioural disorder (6)

28 Covered brickwork then submitted account (8)

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2 Outside in this playing on a pier (4-3)

3 Hand actors find encouraging (4,5)

4 One leaving clever person in class (5)

5 Approximate time game has started (7)

6 Real thugs bothered by the carnage (9)

7 One not successful in close relationship (5)

8 Right to point out faults (7)

15 Medico has question for programme (6,3)

16 Having insufficient sound for listeners to appreciate (9)

17 John can make these to be found in bathrooms (7)

18 Fly offers resistance to bird (7)

19 Experiment without pin becoming outermost (7)

21 Curious ethic in advanced technology (2-3)

23 Demonstrated fabric (5)