Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 27/01/15

Tuesday's puzzle.
Tuesday's puzzle.
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Tuesday’s puzzle.....

ACROSS

1 Ah! Using twisted insertion to produce intense suffering (7)

5 Judged it superior content after corrections (5)

11 A trace of old fever established reaching maximum height (6,2,7)

12 Mangle second half in northern valley (4)

13 Watering place takes note of sudden rush of water (5)

14 Artist shows identity during assault (4)

17 Roughly ordered drinks for everyone (6)

18 Daydream of minister to be beside lake (7)

20 Celt is a trifle flexible (7)

22 Prove the truth provided light is shone about it (6)

24 Put down in mill stream, we hear (4)

25 Trips kicked up stour (5)

26 Mash-up is fake (4)

29 Expecting deity to return in dramatic presentation (7,3,5)

30 Takes a team for a private word (5)

31 For example, never hit back in retaliation (7)

DOWN

2 Form of power groups without extended kin (7,8)

3 Moves round unopened jars (4)

4 Does pot need to be broken to have been lowered? (7)

6 Music performed at the appointed time (4)

7 Maybe terriers pelt to get a drink the next morning (3,4,2,3,3)

8 Mark of endless worry (5)

9 Yours truly, say, put out in street (6)

10 It’s used to construct class programme (7)

15 Give up at the beginning of the end? Exactly! (5)

16 Tower of seclusion for 10, perhaps, made of gold and covered in creeper (5)

19 Shouts loudly for something to get the fire going (7)

21 Bird that makes a noise like a steam train? (6)

22 Observe confusion resulting from being long-winded (7)

23 Friendship takes the heat off disaster (5)

27 Dead heat _ dead-locked (4)

28 Please reduce pestilence to fever (4)

YESTERDAY’S SOLUTION:

~~TRAINSPOTTER~

B~R~B~U~O~H~R~~

ROADS~MALTREATS

I~D~O~B~I~E~S~Y

NEEDLE~STEAMERS

G~S~V~P~I~D~~~T

TEMPERANCE~ACHE

O~A~D~R~I~P~O~M

LINK~CASABLANCA

I~~~B~C~N~E~V~T

GUNFIGHT~TAHITI

H~O~L~U~O~S~N~C

TABULATED~ACCRA

~~L~Y~E~E~N~E~L

~DEMONSTRATED~~