Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 22/07/15

22/07/15
22/07/15
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Wednesday’s puzzle

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wednesday's solution

wednesday's solution

1 Playing cricket on part of golf course that’s used for another sport (7,5)

8 Batting table, it’s found inside ship (7)

9 Intoxicant cool Hal mixed (7)

11 It might replace mild expletive (4)

12 Ornamental partition cornered so elaborately (4,6)

14 Thought it would come back in time (6)

15 Runner overseas perhaps could risk a wet tumble (5-3)

17 Cutting gem’s surface, front part, with sound of a bell (8)

19 Bloodsucker’s an object of terror behind Rose’s place (6)

22 From Peru, vendor was not rebuked (10)

23 Mark when bright red let off (4)

25 Reportedly extra flaps outside for cats (7)

26 Not feeling one’s best when one piece is no longer fresh (1,3,3)

27 Managing to find one in castle trying to escape (7,3,2)

DOWN

1 Look after young children but let bib stay out of place (4-3)

2 Fold paper around shawl (4)

3 People must enter for this sport (6)

4 Newspaper, Scotsman following protector (8)

5 Direct echo mysteriously rebounded (10)

6 Nothing included in cheers going round, they reverberate (7)

7 Being critical discovering blemish (7,5)

10 Vessel reached top of stairs with skill! (7,5)

13 Not a hard choice to make (4,6)

16 Len soon turned bend first to make it less intense (8)

18 In Redcar I bought a deer (7)

20 Slipped disc makes one withdraw (4,3)

21 Exist with fraction of benefit (6)

24 I entered by the jetty (4)