Cryptic Crossword - The Scotsman 28/08/13

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Wednesday’s puzzle...

Across

1 This time get away outside during prank (8)

5 A rum, it was shaken in the hall (6)

10 Natural heater and light used by tanner? (7)

11 Senior cleric is covering meat (7)

12 Fish approaching centre (5)

13 Good man hurried with parent back in port (9)

14 Upshot, contract designed hasn’t reached expected standard (3,2,2,7)

17 Patient fellow’s account, list of duties, tasks etc (3,11)

21 A comrade’s fizzy drink (5,4)

23 Way into Roman road for the view (5)

24 African leader from India, I’m confused (3,4)

25 I name unspecified item that’s a fashionable object (2-5)

26 Lady potentially angry about nothing (6)

27 A fish repeatedly produces jelly (4-4)

DOWN

1 Do not start to blame guarantee (6)

2 Can veto another small amount of money (7)

3 Where one is at home with drama (9)

4 Place to explain where money may be saved (7,7)

6 Saw some music upside down (5)

7 Second coffee (7)

8 Government march on nervously before end of July (8)

9 Guessing one is going too far (14)

15 Going up and down it tills the soil (9)

16 Speedily discharging pilot (8)

18 Shortness or verbosity developing, not so (7)

19 Dealing with exclusively! (7)

20 Where to put one’s coat in very large building, so it is said (6)

22 A doctor in clutches of another during dance (5)

Tuesday’s solution:

ACROSS: 1 Patent medicine, 9 Scottie, 10 Miracle, 11 Told, 12 Stunt, 13 Bolt, 16 Vertigo, 17 Chaise, 19 Attics, 22 Utrecht, 25 Reef, 26 Bantu, 27 Seil, 30 Skillet, 31 Neocons, 32 Neverneverland.

DOWN: 1 Positive, 2 Troller, 3 Nuts, 4 Maestro, 5 Dominic, 6 Core, 7 Nacrous, 8 Lento, 14 Lipid, 15 Sabre, 18 Stylised, 20 The Line, 21 Spartan, 22 Ustinov, 23 Cremona, 24 Brash, 28 Flee, 29 Tour.