Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 26/08/15

26/08/15
26/08/15
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Wednesday’s puzzle

ACROSS

26/08/15

26/08/15

1 Bob’s absence? That will never happen (3,1,4)

5 Attract father returning ring (6)

10 Malcolm embracing lady who is being educated about marriage (7)

11 No way strange following Romeo onto platform (7)

12 Right to include one who will stay late in bed (3,2)

13 One has to admit it (9)

14 Way in which things happen at athletics meeting perhaps (6,2,6)

17 Carder’s low-down about hostilities (6,5,3)

21 A right fellow in a South American country (9)

23 Clear learner to be seen before mid-January by detectives (5)

24 From Slough, a Hungarian dish (7)

25 Ten not to be on the level (7)

26 Cut in the mouth (6)

27 In street and in court had strong natural impulse (8)

DOWN

1 That is to say fellow is going up to the city (6)

2 Trooped out of this boat carrying missiles (7)

3 Of air-raid lasting only short time isn’t stopping after causing accident (3-3-3)

4 Do share of what has to be done in tug-of-war (4,4,6)

6 Baffling problem deciphering prose (5)

7 Listening device at that time made of clay (7)

8 Supporter of street lighting (8)

9 Sea change across arrangement of troops (14)

15 Namely vet about to be in charge going round delicatessen (9)

16 Slow-mover set out carrying load (8)

18 Lou could be behind bars in anorak (7)

19 Sell the lot (7)

20 Notice inadvertently included (6)

22 Below in South Wales (5)