Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 22/11/14

22/11/14
22/11/14
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Saturday’s puzzle

ACROSS

22/11/14

22/11/14

1 Fast walk? (6,5)

9 Pointer to source of starch (9)

10 Work steadily again to get the answer (5)

11 Also hope to include part of London (4)

12 One who poses a threat on mountain road? (10)

14 Fuel, nothing can be found in California (4)

15 Hinder and trap German man leaving with pungent root preserved in syrup (4,6)

19 Cry of victorious chess player? (6,4)

20 Fawn involved in the crush (4)

21 Footman? (10)

23 Well-stocked chapter of religious instruction first (4)

25 Lady did not have a messenger (5)

27 One church in a valley might be covered by heavy fall of snow (9)

28 Weather eye? (5,6)

DOWN

1 Cherry’s not soft-centred (4-7)

2 Information coming from all directions (4)

3 Self-important cities got in trouble (9)

4 It is exactly like others in the box (5)

5 Skirt, one on Violet’s something exceptional (4,4)

6 Dance on one leg? (3)

7 Aspic cooked with pepper (8)

8 Not her said song of praise (4)

13 Ring that can work wonders (5,6)

16 Extract second swimmer has is cold frothy drink (4,5)

17 Not even the ocean could make one feel queasy (5,3)

18 In a gilt design, ring is added to the engraved design (8)

21 Highest point of a district mainly in Derbyshire (4)

22 Lamer coming from the country (5)

24 Artillerymen at port were carried away (4)

26 Georgia’s fuel used for heating and cooking (3)