Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 27/08/13

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Tuesday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Detect mine pain - treat with over-the-counter drug (6,8)

9 Little dog told to beam up? (7)

10 It’s wonderful to reclaim disaster area (7)

11 Advised originally to attract senior citizens (4)

12 Feat to knock back 3 before ‘time’ (5)

13 Smell let extremists track down athlete (4)

16 See how green I turn, being afraid of heights (7)

17 I join in pursuit of carriage (6)

19 Those opposed to 21s, perhaps, being lofty (6)

22 I hear you made an arduous journey to Dutch city (7)

25 Shorten sail, or never find alternatives (4)

26 Prohibit French using familiar address among African tribes (5)

27 Island reached by ‘the bridge over the Atlantic’? It’s a pack of lies! (4)

30 Pheasants, perhaps, put in group in frying pan (7)

31 Son once aligned with hardliners (7)

32 Uses hire purchase to secure home for lost boys (5-5,4)

DOWN

1 Sure to pretend to include injection of informatics (8)

2 E-bully puts one model car on top of another (7)

3 Cranks with hickories, for example (4)

4 Some rat passing himself off as ace conductor (7)

5 Saint who was a schoolmaster almost to the end (7)

6 Company of engineers made up vital centre (4)

7 Can sour elements be combined to look like mother-of-pearl? (7)

8 Season of self-denial: had nothing, slowly (5)

14 Fatty acid used for racehorse tattoo? (5)

15 Bears slaughtered with wicked blade (5)

18 Being somewhat artificial and conventional is part of being titled (8)

20 Cross it at your peril in celebrations on board (3,4)

21 Laconic soldier to fight and beat (7)

22 Offer just in over part for actor (7)

23 Can more be crafted in home town of Stradivarius? (7)

24 Bare-faced wood waste (5)

28 Run away, hearing insect (4)

29 Trip planned to play return game (4)

Monday’s solution

Across: 1 Amusement park, 10 Obscure, 11 Warlike, 12 Brat, 13 Oscar, 14 Firm, 17 Executive, 19 Raged, 20 Rouse, 22 Litigates, 24 Undo, 25 Above, 27 Ergo, 30 Lorimer, 31 Solvent, 32 Mortality rate.

Down: 2 Message, 3 Snug, 4 Meets, 5 Newsagent, 6 Pert, 7 Railing, 8 Double trouble, 9 Bermuda shorts, 15 Fused, 16 Brags, 18 Illiberal, 21 Undergo, 23 Torrent, 26 Visit, 28 Smut, 29 Slur.

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