Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 25/04/15

25/04/15

25/04/15

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Saturday’s puzzle

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Friday's solution

Friday's solution

1 How butterfingers will cease all activities (4,10)

9 Imitate cat, say, at French place, one’s usual haunt (7)

10 Buddhist in theatre box had cough sweet (7)

11 How bathers get on smoothly? (10)

12 Barely deserved (4)

14 Oily paste from Haiti not initially included (6)

15 Whisky Edward finished (8)

17 Method of transport that has been suspended (5-3)

19 Theologian or biblical character, about 55 (6)

22 Antelope, bull or cow crossing railway (4)

23 Food that may be undishable (6,4)

25 Less than ten vehicles (less than half)in ancient capital (7)

26 No early bird to rival? (7)

27 High spot for one’s holiday (8,6)

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1 Lodge with relation and get interest from it (7,7)

2 Idiotic, that’s about right for underwater creature (3,4)

3 Denim devil ruined being wicked (4-6)

4 Horsy sequin expected to be included (6)

5 University rugby player has security (4,4)

6 Clearly it cannot be seen through in the heat (4)

7 Something unparalleled in old royal palace (7)

8 Financial stake in underwear business? (6,8)

13 Restaurant, second take away before reaching home (10)

16 Advocates putting three articles on fabric (8)

18 Bounty I arranged to pay a share of (3,4)

20 Loco and van crash, one may blow up (7)

21 Beast removed one messenger (6)

24 Stove not part of cooker (4)

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