Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 24/07/13

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Wednesday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Lasting roller from stylist (9,4)

10 Bacchanalian GI actor is troubled (9)

11 Brother at New Cross in New York (5)

12 Starry lady had recipe (7)

13 I snore, I could be more likely to be heard (7)

14 Writing about price for overhead expenses (6)

16 Rascal got ie another skin disease (8)

18 Small group during rush cut away part of bone (8)

20 “Station”, Edward said (6)

23 Falls back in with commander and artist (7)

24 Excited girl with men struggling to find imp (7)

26 Allie’s new girl (5)

27 One of the gentry left one sedative drug (9)

28 Again lout can’t administer drug (13)

DOWN

2 Airborne traveller of course quite unusual (5)

3 Spots me with Scotch initially and beers going round (7)

4 Kind mother (6)

5 Scrubs possibly not the real title (8)

6 You and I, first person included developing best modern location (7)

7 First musician? (9)

8 Second person’s relative is Robert and everything is okay (4,4,5)

9 More commonplace, that’s remarkable (13)

15 Stopping one time during said period (9)

17 Lagers overturned before ten, it appears, in harem (8)

19 Food from fellow one hour after midday (7)

21 Plant work whistle-blower included (7)

22 Encourage having feeling of weightlessness and drink (6)

25 Some had fallen in with former statesman (5)

Tuesday’s solution

Across: 1 Deficit, 5 Dastard, 9 Terrace, 10 Fascist, 11 Intention, 12 Weigh, 13 Sapid, 15 Detracted, 16 Primavera, 18 Slept, 21 Retro, 22 Rotatable, 24 Trudeau, 26 Chorals, 27 Steward, 28 Epstein.

Down: 1 Detains, 2 Foretop, 3 Chain, 4 The middle ground, 5 Definite article, 6 SAS, 7 Animist, 8 Ditched, 12 Wraps, 14 Draco, 16 Pirates, 17 Intrude, 19 Embrace, 20 Treason, 23 Tools, 25 Era.

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