Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 23/06/15

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Tuesday’s puzzle

ACROSS

1 Put limit on eg Edinburgh’s holding power (8)

5 Sullen till offered variety of soup (6)

9 Surmises downfall of those engaged in ill-treatment (8)

10 Is returning with report of source of vitality (6)

12 Arrived with artist for purpose of taking photographs (6)

13 Watering place that’s fashionable for country in Europe (5)

16 I’m involved in return journeys to see ghost (6)

17 Fly’s predecessor could be battered with chips (8)

20 Teach our organisation to provide services for the underprivileged (8)

21 Tiny stretch of time (6)

23 Walk off motorway in speeding ambush (5)

25 Buy tea when wild about attractive woman (6)

28 Use any treatment when worried (6)

29 We hear frequency modulation takes an age and produces things that don’t last (8)

30 Stops public relations department from heading functions (6)

31 Crop pets spoilt in vision of the future (8)

DOWN

1 Affected to be soft on English river (4)

2 High-falutin’ part of society hangs heads (4)

3 Thrown away by players with a team (4,5)

4 Lift the lid on tales from political party and ... (6)

6 ... spice up great sagas of exploits (5)

7 You’ve been rumbled by Olympics Union president (3,5,2)

8 Suffers death of sweet person in Californian city (3,7)

11 Cabbage in the theatre? (5)

14 A whisky, say, with strong power to produce a quick temper (1,5,4)

15 I’ve ten same components as some from SE Asia (10)

18 A broken pencil is no use at all (9)

19 Novice reporter in South Africa tries diving for entertainment (5)

22 Cut up pear for poor person (6)

24 To put forward a proposition I enter online announcement (5)

26 Pronounced top dog (4)

27 Need to get to the heart of rowan tree (4)

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