Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 25/03/15

25/03/15
25/03/15
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Wednesday’s puzzle

ACROSS

Tuesday's solution

Tuesday's solution

1 Look down and have aims that are less ambitious (5,4,6)

9 See now rich resort (7)

10 Two girls stopped short of detective from France (7)

11 Eleven in rhyme about chemical compound (5)

12 Organ fund for cathedral (9)

13 Ran amok in fuss caused by violent storm (7)

14 Singer George initially in cloak (7)

16 Man said it’s a pledge (7)

19 One has nothing repeated in the figure (7)

21 Reversal of position in translation (9)

23 Crude bachelor’s in charge (5)

24 Bill is singing (7)

25 Disperse at crest in higgledy-piggledy fashion (7)

26 Excellent scrumptious apple (6,9)

DOWN

1 Still existing it is in clergyman’s country (4,2,3,6)

2 Irregular guerrilla perhaps (7)

3 About to say again and again (9)

4 Shakespearean to get up with word of welcome (7)

5 Go into the red having been transferred (7)

6 Here in France again to turn frostier (5)

7 Dwell on hiding nothing but a spear (7)

8 Get even oldest corselets replaced (6,3,6)

15 Frenchman cannot move round barrel in the Alps (4,5)

17 Recovery of Vivian and Alan shortly (7)

18 Another detail about name for last part (4-3)

19 Old penny fairy-tale character accepted for inaugural gift (7)

20 Roots it out of dish (7)

22 Some myrrh in eastern river (5)