Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 24/07/15

24/07/15

24/07/15

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Friday’s puzzle

ACROSS

Thursday's solution

Thursday's solution

1 Have another look at giving high praise for the minister? (7)

5 Artist carried by beast of burden for toffee (7)

9 Realist’s version of 5 (7)

10 No kiss for groups of lads on the streets in Edinburgh suburb (7)

11 Bears the cost of riverside car (9)

12 Keep quiet when on the carpet _ display indifference (5)

13 Carts pulled by white horses turn heads (5)

15 A sequence on the small screen of gavotte being performed (2,7)

16 Chief test arranged for retriever has good result (7,2)

18 Confound the assembled members (5)

21 Flick over _ try to get a lift (5)

22 Proclaims girl to have very low weight (9)

24 Garland of flowers certain to be found during holiday (7)

26 Tied up again after a relationship collapses (7)

27 Indian discipline nearly ends in pain: have soft food (8)

28 Guardians of secret emergency bunkers? (7)

DOWN

1 Got up with casual friend to see early flower (7)

2 Short curtain may even out if top is altered (7)

3 Sportsperson admits drug carries dangerous risk (5)

4 Senior citizens try word of prayer at time of Bible reading (3,3,9)

5 The national flag may often ward off consequence of being angry (5,2,2,6)

6 Read all great leaders in newspaper (3)

7 Vermin Orcadian drove out from Spanish island (7)

8 Italian dish may droop en route (7)

12 Mock self-contained start (5)

14 One attracted to both sexes has been stood up by colonial (5)

16 Overweight friend is sat on, resulting in death (7)

17 Soliciting on the first trip (7)

19 Obstruct when Commander involved in playing Cluedo (7)

20 Lives to connect about opposing teams (7)

23 Is the estuary on which ‘Ull stands an earthy brown colour? (5)

25 Glue we hear is likely to attract attention (3)

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