Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 25/08/15

25/08/15
25/08/15
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Tuesday’s puzzle

ACROSS

25/08/15

25/08/15

8 Obstruction I’m leaving in architectural feature (8)

9 Sixties dropout has joint tart (6)

10 Knock the girl in this direction (6)

11 Shopped and went to bed (6,2)

12 With a nod to gait (4)

13 Non-aligned members angry with judges (10)

15 High-ranking officer takes a novice to the bog (7)

17 Crabbit? That turned out to be nonsense (7)

20 Laundry not sent back from capital (10)

22 Many request to see barrel (4)

24 Something nice said about sort of office component (4,4)

26 Soldiers followed up spoor after some time (6)

27 Not very much tin in pen (6)

28 New baby not sent a form (8)

DOWN

1 Retain peculiar facet of eyesight (6)

2 Tenors’ nemesis voiced where travelling by ship (4,4)

3 He keeps a pot of gold to help cure an upset (10)

4 Place a railway comes to when stopped (7)

5 Chores, housework and rush led the way for her (4)

6 Rep she organized in field (6)

7 Sahib is customarily presented with China rose (8)

14 Antagonist gets worked up about failure to move (10)

16 It’s just possible that a part-time force will steal (2,1,5)

18 Clear top reveals rippling muscle (8)

19 Learner.net/org (7)

21 Concealing corporal punishment (6)

23 Ultimate excesses increased as drank (6)

25 Two unknowns follow golden antelope (4)