Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 25/07/13

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Thursday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

3 Feel pleased to be standing out, or upstanding (5)

8 Pour out of a river; it’s a storm in a teacup (6)

9 Supports for artistic endeavour in some areas, elsewhere (6)

10 Draws the line, for the first time, at marathons (6)

11 At college, in short, serve up the whole wide world (8)

12 Leading seaman expected aboard, in the main (3)

13 Reclaim, if about to go before judge…(6)

14 … and is determined, if about to get a dissolved substance (8)

17 A good book took girl back to a receiver (7)

19 Putting down roots, but left out of the area (7)

23 Force lies about one call to arms (8)

27 Must a professional gambler go with the flow, on the river? (6)

29 Run one round the next Olympic venue, in short (3)

30 Boss promises to pay hardworking academic (8)

31 Transfers over drug to another drug supplier (6)

32 Book one regiment into an old vessel (6)

33 Removes European fighters over Cuba (6)

34 Prevent grass growing over time (5)

DOWN

1 Masts, yards, etc, by the end may be scattered thinly (6)

2 Study one island in the Med, in particular (8)

3 Force some workers into service for the fourth estate (8)

4 Be vigilant, or see a dog run away (2,5)

5 Refuses to study. That’s sad, initially (6)

6 Need a second spring to get on top (2,4)

7 Find a small private room near the start (6)

13 About to take liberal maiden into her field of study (5)

15 No longer in office in southern Ireland (3)

16 Keen to be in the game, a German might say (5)

18 Nothing left, after National Insurance (3)

20 Old carrier still trading overseas (8)

21 Need to get in rink, in order to be repairing it (8)

22 Keep going, although it may be a struggle to survive (7)

24 Get round head boy to thank everyone, in the end (6)

25 It may be a popular act, in reality (6)

26 Pressed one to run on to the boss, on paper (6)

28 Chooses representatives, although leader has stepped down (6)

Wednesday’s solution

Across: 1 Permanent wave, 10 Orgiastic, 11 Bronx, 12 Stellar, 13 Noisier, 14 Oncost, 16 Impetigo, 18 Resected, 20 Stated, 23 Niagara, 24 Gremlin, 26 Leila, 27 Landowner, 28 Anticoagulant.

Down: 2 Eagle, 3 Measles, 4 Nature, 5 Nickname, 6 Website, 7 Violinist, 8 Bob’s your uncle, 9 Extraordinary, 15 Cessation, 17 Seraglio, 19 Chapati, 21 Trefoil, 22 Eggnog, 25 Lenin.

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