Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 27/09/13

27/09/13

27/09/13

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Friday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Head prefect takes cans to lorry, we hear, sending away rubbish for games master (1,1,10)

9 Cake for a rather odd infant? (3,4)

10 First satellite put in sink, unfortunately (7)

11 Cultivated British education (4)

12 Get the better of cold with warmth (5)

13 Does she accompany Eliza to see another girl? (4)

16 Missives in the post come from landlords (7)

17 Bold attacks on the endless diseases of plants (7)

18 Climbs down when sailor does what sailors do, they say (7)

21 Press etc take note to advance peace process (7)

23 Music ensemble run riot (4)

24 Prepared to study at hostel (5)

25 Thanks court for sensitive judgement (4)

28 Soon be content (3,4)

29 Prisoner given free ride to site of suspension bridge (7)

30 Lions’ tour ‘une catastrophe’, according to international judgement (1,1,10)

DOWN

2 Stem pestilential environment in storm (7)

3 Grandma ate a piece of bread (4)

4 Gives lesson in how to use removals box missing one end (7)

5 Parvenu puts out paintings (7)

6 Dangerous ruffian causes withdrawal of heart into stomach (4)

7 Football team takes unknown people off the street (7)

8 Unoccupied Greek not about to return to English city with father of Father Brown (1,1,10)

9 Empty room allowing delivery on an English river for Scottish writer (1,1,10)

14 There’s something to be said in favour of broken timer (5)

15 Conceit caused one to have been nosey, it’s said (5)

19 Has suit been prepared for complementary therapy? (7)

20 Forms of transport taken along sea level margins (7)

21 Police team come back during lunch break, say, for health screening (7)

22 Notice one is tending to fit in with (5,2)

26 and 27 Disappointing attempt to give a hand to the needy (4,4)

Thursday’s solution

Across: 1 Standardised, 8 Admit, 9 Abdicated, 11 Entire, 12 Hear from, 14 Come across, 15 Char, 18 Apse, 19 Economical, 21 Commends, 23 Egress, 25 Surcharge, 26 Add-on, 27 Philoso phers.

Down: 1 Sometimes, 2 Arterial, 3 Deal, 4 Redressing, 5 Incurs, 6 Enter, 7 Takes chances, 10 Demoralising, 13 Procedures, 16 Haciendas, 17 Emigrate, 20 Lethal, 22 March, 24 Deep.

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