Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 21/11/14

21/11/14

21/11/14

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Friday’s puzzle

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Thursday's solution

Thursday's solution

1 Sorry to disagree, but I’m on the streets to see if Fred will turn up (1,3,2,6)

9 Imaginary creature appears in a dimmer fantasy (7)

10 Pig in race to enter hypothetical particle (7)

11 Illustrate attraction (4)

12 Patten may come back to graduates (5)

13 Worry about guitar part (4)

16 Designer staged a comeback with genetic material for robot (7)

17 Liven up raven who’s out of his class (7)

18 Dizzy from putting band round something very slippery (7)

21 Blow up again when official for game fails to turn up on time (7)

23 and 24 See if you can strike it lucky at cricket game? (4,5)

25 and 29 Run into the police and pay for it (4,3,4)

28 I sorted out drug (7)

29 See 25

30 Insect’s joints are the cat’s pyjamas (3,4,5)

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2 Legal profession allegedly obliged girl to serve drinks (7)

3 Girl and boy together are happy (4)

4 Family retainer, perhaps, in card game (3,4)

5 Farming roup invaded by old boy network (2-5)

6 Force of light unit used in liquid state (4)

7 One giving up work on island (7)

8 A source of assistance doesn’t include voices (12)

9 Some parted at assembly and voiced an objection (4,1,7)

14 One seen in shift during film (5)

15 Plastic surgeon’s task may be hard work (5)

19 Most simple thing is to come in to have a siesta (7)

20 Nobleman who’s unstable eg a nerd (7)

21 Intones sacred ceremonies around the city of London (7)

22 Simian will do an imitation to favour on Facebook, say (7)

26 It’s only fish (4)

27 Incline towards Jack Spratt’s preference (4)

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