Cryptic Crossword - The Scotsman 25/06/13

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Tuesday’s puzzle...

Across

1 Corruption surrounds a student prank taking place at manse (8)

5 Principles of agreements with Apple? (6)

9 Apt to send soldiers to Syria, Lebanon etc (8)

10 Transfer commanding officer involved with deputy (6)

12 Uncle, rich in possessions, lives in 1 ac, perhaps (6)

13 Original synthetic canvas can be inserted in artery (5)

16 Being terribly hard-up in social seclusion (6)

17 They are measured in 8 fashion, using loaf and nearly getting this (8)

20 Invites responses about enterprises (8)

21 and 23 Got far too hot loving Candy (6,5)

25 Can you credit a tax on neckwear? (6)

28 Require invasive surgery with persistent ailment (6)

29 Nice Dave turns out to display unwelcome behaviour (8)

30 Singer unexpectedly to give notice (6)

31 Those on reserve list pay for your purchases, I hear (8)

DOWN

1 and 2 Light illness makes one extremely chilly (4,4)

3 EU travel a disaster? Need to think again (9)

4 Socially superior people supply information on test (6)

6 Insect repellents used on horse’s back (5)

7 Viable alto arrangement remains detached (5,2,3)

8 Give support to team right across (4,2,4)

11 Plug self-contained creative work (5)

14 Good chap to curse trainers, say (10)

15 Fried savoury cakes of game before setback (10)

18 Worship food at a party? (9)

19 Halt at club (5)

22 and 24 Letting hats become height of fashion (6,5)

26 Turn down sweet rolls with insulting remark (4)

27 Incumbent of 1 ac’s engine power (4)

Yesterday’s solution

Across: 1 Comes to an end, 8 Realise, 9 Entraps, 11 Emit, 12 Betterment, 14 Scandal, 15 Prelates, 17 Ringtail, 19 Asthma, 22 Innkeepers, 23 Trot, 25 Epithet, 26 Portico, 27 Keep the peace.

Down: 1 Clarion, 2 Maid, 3 Sweden, 4 Overture, 5 Naturalist, 6 Nearest, 7 Armed service, 10 Satisfaction, 13 Battleship, 16 Dispatch, 18 Nandine, 20 Heroine, 21 Crop up, 24 Area.

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