Cryptic Crossword - The Scotsman 25/11/13

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Monday’s puzzle...

Across

1 Flags fall across old-stager, initially (6)

4 A fool got a boy all fired up (8)

9 Two articles might begin song for 15 across (6)

10 Don’t lean over as much, although weary (8)

12 Strange prima ballerina led a Latin dance (5)

13 Arriving with the favourite, when taking part in 15 across (9)

14 Check on local resistance; that’s right

(7)

15 Vehicle had to get back into European Grand Prix event (4)

19 Does a pike-like fish yield a thickening agent? (4)

21 Turned over, at right time on alarm (7)

24 Did UN end up with 15 across, creating stability (9)

26 Dish up pie, first, behind schedule (5)

27 Hire out weaving machine, handed down in the family (8)

28 Turn to one nurse, initially, to examine thoroughly (2,4)

29 Tight-lipped about contemporary, when getting over it (8)

30 A team’s bound to have some indirect efforts (6)

DOWN

1 Help to get over 15 across with a verbal onslaught (8)

2 It’s wrong to feel remorse, if one wanted to pull a fast one (8)

3 Getting ready by papering over first room (9)

5 After first grade, a rogue had an inkling (7)

6 Pet name for little bird left behind, at the end (5)

7 In theory, go through the Sistine Chapel (6)

8 Some of the guides ignore the blueprint (6)

11 The mark of an Oscar-winning role (4)

16 Defends top players winning 6 down (9)

17 Is ardent about being affected (8)

18 Is big-hearted, rich noble altruistic? (8)

20 Manage to perform with new summary (7)

21 Pace shown by the favourites on the way back (4)

22 Tie up when in full spate, therefore (6)

23 Sum up one caught in harmful habit (6)

25 A memento of the Ayrshire licensed trade (5)