Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 28/03/15

28/03/15

28/03/15

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Saturday’s puzzle

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Friday's solution

Friday's solution

1 Fruit not suitable for vegetarians? (9,6)

9 Unusually alert after a time (5)

10 Normality developed where British coins are made (5,4)

11 Square solid lump found in Cyprus (6)

12 Boast about feature on the other side (5,3)

14 Jack’s reportedly following a continental team (4)

15 Present said rabbit with cake (7,3)

18 Get on with support for group of people (3-7)

19 Doctors second plant (4)

21 One trying to get away from caps and ties (8)

23 Fruit’s finished before halfway point in 500 years celebration (6)

25 A feature in the fog that’s operative (9)

26 Taking some cargo in gets moving (5)

27 Coming from Elgin, relocating old place of higher education (8,7)

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1 Battle hat that has been knitted (9,6)

2 Euro agent upsetting those coming after (9)

3 Oarsman’s line (6)

4 Pound in Fez rarely seen (4)

5 Very important that pupil who stays overnight becomes computer typist (10)

6 Blade sharpener, looniest variety (8)

7 American in love produced this acid (5)

8 Playing a cup match perhaps but not able to handle the situation (3,2,4,6)

13 Following win by one operating (10)

16 Food from crew Robin organised (5,4)

17 Bursting forth into pure chaos (8)

20 Beat with short thick stick (6)

22 Commanding officer firm with a hot drink (5)

24 No twitch of the ear (4)

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