Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 27/09/14

27/09/14

27/09/14

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Saturday’s puzzle

ACROSS

27/09/14

27/09/14

1 Farm worker’s vehicle alongside hospital in London (9,4)

10 Introduce fresh cut (9)

11 Combined with available spice (5)

12 Butterfly girl (7)

13 Gleeman composed medley (7)

14 Name lad for boisterous girl (6)

16 Genuine and reliable monetary system (8)

18 How one succeeded in getting a good hiding? (8)

20 A match for scriptures (6)

23 Money, that’s strange to be placed by main part of vertebra (7)

24 Poem, a rude one endlessly rewritten (7)

26 Moulding rings around short book (5)

27 Modern softer sort of timber from this National Park (3,6)

28 Give no indication (5,4,4)

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2 During the brouhaha Donna was taken in (3,2)

3 Sculptor modelling aspic accordingly (7)

4 Prophet or priest mentioned beer (6)

5 Diner might report high explosive (8)

6 Shield likely to crumble? (7)

7 Stances I’m adopting in area of linguistics (9)

8 Part of economy not owned by public but by members of the public! (7,6)

9 Student’s unusually guarded nature (13)

15 Clansman so thin manufactured raincoat (9)

17 Corporal ignited gas before dance (8)

19 Feature fastening device for curl (7)

21 Painter made vehicle go to Ghana (3,4)

22 Feed on rough shoots from bowers (6)

25 Girl loses aspiration from sainted isle (5)

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