Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 28/04/15

28/04/15

28/04/15

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28/04/15

28/04/15

1 Sung service on Ben Nevis, say? (4,4)

5 Puts on tango in presence of wise men (6)

9 Son will frequently notice tender feeling (4,4)

10 Felt sick, having prepared fish, for instance, for cooking (6)

12 Bustle about with secondary lease (6)

13 Last faint hope dashed of getting to Italian river (3,2)

16 A certain sibling, perhaps, presenting dissertation (6)

17 Of French who bathed, alas, when about to kick the bucket (8)

20 Adore what’s new in cunning and in messy way (8)

21 You and I are ready initially to join one who is dressed (6)

23 Evaluated at inclusion in bright colour (5)

25 Suitably adjusted as cleverly agreed (6)

28 Low pressure feature makes for high waves at sea after original tempest (6)

29 I hear the police were dressed in what they had vowed to renounce (8)

30 Has she any hybrid animals? (6)

31 Turbaned worker cutting down Caribbean tree (8)

DOWN

1 Dope makes mess (4)

2 Sports model covers assuming present (4)

3 Calumnies may be fabricated about being virile (9)

4 Wastes loot (6)

6 They say it’s all tied up in securities for the future (5)

7 Arranged for grub to be sent up to chick in Swedish port (10)

8 Team arranges for eg salad and chips (4,6)

11 Say something under one’s breath then, having taken the lead, speak out loud (5)

14 just possible when flexing muscles (2,1,7)

15 Increase production when hoping to be less of a nerd? (3,3,4)

18 Collapse in tree shade between Africa and Saudi Arabia (3,3,3)

19 Perhaps heard in country churchyard or _ for example _ in diocesan area (5)

22 Enjoy the taste from one who preserves what I left out (6)

24 Pursue higher degree in authoritative doctrine (5)

26 and 27 The first accent is subdued (4-4)

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