Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 23/07/14

23/07/14

23/07/14

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Wednesday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

Tuesday's solution

Tuesday's solution

1 Mother, having been injured, complained quietly (7)

5 Spring not working in fortunate circumstances (4,3)

9 Spectacular holiday wear? (4,7)

10 Amount of money presumed to have been held (3)

11 Unattractive watercolour perhaps (2,3,8)

14 and 25 across Behaving in an odious way? (6,11)

16 Conduct business across a court (8)

18 Real material (8)

19 Some protective net once found in Italy (6)

21 Old iron part in package sent by special messenger (7,6)

24 Cretan mountain girl (3)

25 See 14

26 Shoot despite having weapon in a lower position (3,4)

27 Yeast, it represents fullness (7)

DOWN

1 Teenager started eccentric style (4)

2 Idiot, middle-of-the-road, performing (5)

3 Soldier from Nigeria, Noel unsettled (11)

4 Lethal nightshade? (6)

5 Know-all learned to take measure of land (8)

6 Diminutive man, not son, having time at school (3)

7 Botanist removed Oriental who was stubborn (9)

8 Unfit amigo suffering despite use of disinfectant (10)

12 Name done badly with writing that’s not distinctive (11)

13 Very little stuff to make a song about (10)

15 Regal crustacean? (4,5)

17 Bully from Florida has another employee (8)

20 Sarah’s switching attack repeatedly (6)

22 At liberty? That’s vague (5)

23 Catch sight of agent from Spain (4)

25 Sound of one bird but not quite another (3)

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