Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 28/08/15

28/08/15
28/08/15
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Friday’s puzzle

ACROSS

Thrusday's solution

Thrusday's solution

1 Expert marksman marking time at the toffee factory? (12)

9 Break down any sale into component parts (7)

10 Ace bled painfully in wreckage (7)

11 Society’s traditionalists to bring back high culture (4)

12 At least some introduce liveliness to severe pain (5)

13 Burden borne when quitting capital produces weakling (4)

16 Tactics eliminated restart in rugby (7)

17 Bolster chances of creature with powerful claws (7)

18 Pitch achieves aims (7)

21 French qualification looks elegant when riotously drunk (7)

23 Hard deed is reality (4)

24 Role you originally played in SNP, for example (5)

25 Scandal initiated by arrest of painter (4)

28 Group who go without food are unable to be shifted (3,4)

29 Suits he ripped up in uproar (7)

30 Author and horseman is looking worn out (5,7)

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2 Give encouragement near the train wreck (7)

3 Beams engender uplift, we hear (4)

4 Minimal inclusion of leading edge gives dexterity (7)

5 Almost ordain novice when number appearing in sequence (7)

6 Jug, perhaps, used as plaything when boy’s at home (4)

7 Awful noise heard from games equipment (7)

8 Top doctors use recognised procedures (4,8)

9 Storm out of flat sea was no help at all (1,3,3,2,3)

14 Port where Land’s End has come to an end (5)

15 A footballer is taken by surprise (5)

19 Become more wealthy over time on earth-shattering scale (7)

20 Opener is celebrity centred on Irish television (7)

21 Gives father a soaking in hot springs (4,3)

22 Get this girl hot and bothered (7)

26 Were all rigid dominatrices appointed heads of hospital units? (4)

27 Executed two wartime Germans (4)