Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 21/12/13

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Saturday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Rev starting late I will follow in southeastern Spanish city (7)

5 Apricot tart contains Italian cheese (7)

9 Song about one who attempted murder of officer (1,4,3,7)

10 Singular thrill one gets out of football (4)

11 Another blue ribbon first for cooking (6,4)

13 Dramatic musically? (8)

14 Kay lacking firmness on car horn (6)

16 Fine point showing degree of precision (6)

18 Part of circle made by bull in the sky, not a bright star (8)

21 Put up with experiment and undergo examination in court of law (5,5)

22 Element included by third unknown first (4)

24 Such a word is impossible utterly! (15)

25 Content to pay in full (7)

26 Seed vehicle has departed (7)

DOWN

1 Refuse to change one’s decision not to disarm (5,2,4,4)

2 Clive, he overturned bus (7)

3 Fluted interior of instrument (4)

4 The other work eleven accepted going over a country in Africa (8)

5 Desire new lodge (6)

6 Fresh start on chalkboard (5,5)

7 Tour and get the French vote having three components (7)

8 Members of it have a lot in common (8,7)

12 Not starting offensive after quick one being very fussy (10)

15 Unfamiliar anagram about alcoholic drink (8)

17 Typical disorder where impervious earth is dug out (4-3)

19 Arch getting in row about a broken nib (7)

20 Sullenly thoughtful by going round upturned entrance (6)

23 Motorists get into this clothing (4)

Last week’s solution

Across: 1 Top brass, 5 Gluten, 9 Resident, 10 Hawser, 11 Untaught, 13 Ghetto, 14 Oho, 16 Tribal, 19 Cursory, 20 Nelson, 21 Act, 26 Humber, 27 King-size, 28 Raasay, 29 Spaniard, 30 Deepen, 31 Adjacent.

Down: 1 Torque, 2 Peseta, 3 Radium, 4 Sancho, 6 Leathery, 7 Test tube, 8 Narrowly, 12 The sack, 15 Bun, 16 Try, 17 In the red, 18 Clambake, 19 Coverage, 22 Tipped, 23 Agenda, 24 Fixate, 25 Re-edit,

Friday’s solution

Across: Rebuffs, Pit-stop, Surface, Seminar, Genocidal, Axiom, Setup, Feathered, Despaired, Drape, Ideas, Unopposed, Incense, Thiamin, Salt pan, Reredos

Down: Resigns, Dailies, Baronet, Stencil, Franc, Pray, Nip, Spend a fortune on, Pestle and mortar, Tim, Aphid, Prior, Tangier, Assumed, Pyramid, Endings