Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 23/06/14

23/06/14
23/06/14
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Monday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 A copper-coloured decanter (10)

9 Mountain found in France, Uruguay, Japan and Italy (4)

10 Cultivate a primrose having one producer (10)

11 Note assigned by IT (4-2)

12 Shop for some items to recycle (5)

15 Scrap second-hand razor every day, initially (5)

18 Needed a small bottle to hold top tipple (5)

19 Praise up some of those bidding for the next Olympics (5)

20 Record a French priest who’s a connoisseur (7)

21 Chain made for Irish girl without limits (5)

22 Entertaining a Greek character , along with Carol (7)

23 Was prepared to study geology (or geography) finally (5)

24 Try to get two different directions, for example (5)

26 Did he look, over a short time, to get safe? (5)

29 Got the whole rent that’s been arranged (6)

31 Charge along in front of the diplomatic mission (10)

32 On the way back, work to get a 26 down, for instance (4)

33 Was Lionel upset, up to a point, by solitude? (10)

DOWN

2 Left one politician weak and failing (4)

3 Having new scrap in an empty estate makes one see red (6)

4 Pop group got round in its present state (5)

5 Have time, just about, to get a trunk (5)

6 At the end, bound to go off to the match (5)

7 The masses may get to parties in droves (10)

8 I’d try to sell off one spirit producer (10)

13 Old magistrate had little time to replace new testimonial (7)

14 Run away in the final performance (7)

15 Hear spades being dealt, so leads the way (1)

16 Is about to get a grip, after about-face (10)

17 Did heartless divorcee bet on an adjournment? (5)

18 Some clever generals may be borderline (5)

25 Tone down first strike frequently (6)

26 Find small type of vegetable, right and left (5)

27 Stock of cards buried in the capital only (5)

28 Get fit before the Spanish star (5)

30 Quarrels right before old hands at the table (4)