Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 27/05/14

27/05/14

27/05/14

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Tuesday’s puzzle...

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26/05/14 solution

26/05/14 solution

1 Flower seen on the red planet, where harm possibly comes to one with treasure (5,8)

10 So dour, the mad “Father of History” (9)

11 Autumn, and in France is put together a musical group (5)

12 Communist election flier? (7)

13 Warbled tune about Spanish punch (7)

14 Spaced out planks on leading edge (6)

16 Shakespeare heroine expresses admiration of cook (8)

18 Each board’s provided with food (8)

20 Scottish region largely composed of missing original emigrants (6)

23 Available images of sauce put on trolley (7)

24 Hold back without a chatterbox (7)

26 Cheek found elsewhere on face (5)

27 Prime minister who’s a willing rock (9)

28 Start note about Glasgow with landlord’s demand for money (7,6)

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2 Exposed when coupled without leader (5)

3 Show up as director deals with pathetic people (7)

4 Reported to have iron courage (6)

5 Current controller is storer of plan (8)

6 Lamented having no grade assigned (7)

7 Subsequent supporter of thinking outside the box (9)

8 Cast up ashore, we’ll shortly arrive at red-carpet treatment (1,5,7)

9 You’re asking a lot to run or stride about in any way (3,1,4,5)

15 Inherent quality displayed in a time of testimony (9)

17 Misspent agony involved in concealment at government building (8)

19 Demolish huge bar to embrace (4,3)

21 TV sitcom is the thing to go back to (7)

22 Bondage cut short through everything (6)

25 Take heart in gully of river (5)

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