Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 22/08/15

22/08/15

22/08/15

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Saturday’s puzzle

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Friday's solution

Friday's solution

1 Postponed despite no longer having opportunity to marry (2,3,5)

7 Rugby player receiving support (4)

9 Number of components (3)

10 Funeral weightlifter? (4-6)

11 However returns with a large instrument (4)

12 Row of clothing reduced (8-4)

15 Solicitor from Warley (6)

17 Equivalent US cash Ma exchanged (2,4,2)

18 Brought up subject of retired swimmer (8)

20 Sweet song about Elsie, say (6)

21 Relative pushed target over (12)

24 Lively heartless lady (4)

26 Clocks forward for the season (10)

27 When one expects letter from Greece (3)

28 Accordingly huts have been rebuilt (4)

29 Hiding? (10)

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2 Shipbuilder who did not take in a single border (4)

3 Leave Charlie damaging map of area with chalets and entertainments (7,4)

4 Lady is lifting colander (5)

5 Area consisting of one and a half continents? (7)

6 Word of warning said to have been previously mentioned (9)

7 Tantrum from cat (3)

8 Round before ten, cooks bird included in isolated parts of river (2-3,5)

13 Recreate old maddening device to reduce speed (11)

14 Swimmer engineered rash profit (6-4)

16 Again listen to Sally at practice (9)

19 Magma I’d reconstituted for old Greek character (7)

22 Chewing cogs (5)

23 Ladies sign! (4)

25 No alternative (3)

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