Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman - 25/03/14

25/03/14
25/03/14
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Tuesday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

Monday's solution

Monday's solution

1 Office equipment that’s less up-to-date when page is inserted (7)

5 Bog standard graduates in charge (5)

11 Manse is used for one in cabinet (7,8)

12 Ceremonial dress worn in royal honour (4)

13 Special labels given to prenuptial fellows (5)

14 Land taxes sound like the way to set off an explosion (4)

17 Ascend to prepare for reels, for example (6)

18 Easily ran to new fields of bliss (7)

20 Admitted that everyone was in debt (7)

22 Doctor writes in about alcoholic beverages (6)

24 Fish for name? Don’t tell him! (4)

25 When initially late coming in, have to split in two (5)

26 Leading African couple see Arab counterpart in the distance (4)

29 Russian leader to become a doctor, they say, and perform actual procedures (3,4,8)

30 In-house hairdos for eighteenth century party (5)

31 Sticky stuff found in dregs of peas etc (7)

DOWN

2 Brief account of tiny Tom as he catches boat (9,6)

3 Victorian Illustrator displays acidity with one last letter (4)

4 Fractions that are factors of heights (7)

6 Song from West Side Story missed out start (4)

7 Imprisoned, concerned with detention at the eleventh hour (2,3,4,2,4)

8 March out in appeal (5)

9 Vocalise the French track from album (6)

10 Repents wasting time now (7)

15 Bovine element in slightly cross face (5)

16 Song’s words arranged by Cyril (5)

19 Criticise conductor’s instrument (7)

21 Cross-dressing monster? (6)

22 Grieved to alter part (7)

23 Died for nothing at the front when liberated (5)

27 Comfortable with weapons being set up (4)

28 Natural colour is ingredient of apple crumble (4)