Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 27/12/14

27/12/14
27/12/14
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Saturday’s puzzle

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Friday's solution

Friday's solution

1 City fellow’s breed of cattle (8,5)

10 One who’s dead on arrival (9)

11 Large extent of the view, I’d three-quarters (5)

12 In that neither misbehaved (7)

13 Swarm from cover running (7)

14 Covered as a safeguard (2,4)

16 Anxious in Washington perhaps (2,1,5)

18 One protecting railway worker, a Scotsman (8)

20 Hound one from Kabul perhaps (6)

23 Annoyed having been stung (7)

24 No French sign will perplex (7)

26 Oscar omitted part of cannon in billiards (5)

27 Let blower be released from tall building (4-5)

28 Make a disc to be the world’s best seller (6,1,6)

DOWN

2 Cricketer, he will take the plunge (5)

3 Disease to strike about 100 inside (7)

4 Stoat Street? (6)

5 City in southern France fashioned on banner (8)

6 Originality of unworn cape (7)

7 Bound to tell the truth (5,4)

8 Everything that’s attractive in feminine make-up (3,6,4)

9 Man encroaches dangerously to take a risk (6,4,3)

15 Talking bird (9)

17 Maiden Belinda dislocated bone (8)

19 Cover up girl with problem (7)

21 Excessively enthusiastic zealot had a nervous twitch (7)

22 Head branch (6)

25 Let down by milk supplier (5)