Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 22/04/15

22/04/15
22/04/15
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Wednesday’s puzzle

ACROSS

22/04/15

22/04/15

1 Dressmaking that’s addictive? (5-7)

8 Weaken nun ever perplexed (7)

9 How crawler will be more successful? (7)

11 Slight quarrel in leaving light meal (4)

12 Revision in tax claim gives ludicrous drop after progressive rise (10)

14 Delay armed robbery (4,2)

15 Odes Sean rendered had some flavour! (8)

17 Drier in the kitchen (3,5)

19 Climber for the most part entangled round tree (6)

22 Fashionable, strongly expressive but not persuasive (10)

23 Low point found in the sky (4)

25 Good morning old-fashioned dame (7)

26 In favour of neat exterior having three divisions (7)

27 Frank’s organs to be included (5-2-5)

DOWN

1 Trouble for a few (7)

2 Tree trunk’s covering three-masted vessel (4)

3 This is taken away, remarkable need at limit (3,3)

4 One’s getting in the layer with Penny once charged with oxygen (8)

5 Ardent temperament certain to follow (10)

6 Young sergeant-major takes article to reporter (7)

7 Only definite object that’s exactly what is needed (4,3,5)

10 Associated with firm in the money arranging to have some state-owned and some privately-owned (5-7)

13 Not working properly in different sequence (3,2,5)

16 Refer for a decision for a second time and yield again (8)

18 One gallery produced salt (7)

20 Where to keep watch and be vigilant (7)

21 Park of a song to pick up quickly (6)

24 Lady had a drink first (4)