Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 28/11/14

28/11/14

28/11/14

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Friday’s puzzle

ACROSS

Thursday's solution

Thursday's solution

1 Declaims about figures beyond point (8)

5 American promises places to live (6)

10 Upset to find this hidden in Hindi’s turban (7)

11 Is poem put on record as representing incident? (7)

12 Make boat (5)

13 All in favour of international work being put forward (9)

14 Guard cold shoulder that is equivalent to, say, cheese (5,3,6)

17 At this time and place, sympathy is invisible (7,2,5)

21 Does she moan about deeds performed by jealous husband? (9)

23 Girl who would otherwise take one in (5)

24 Extend minor highway in two directions (7)

25 Take ace ingredients to make bun for toasting (7)

26 Resent innovation that comes in (6)

27 Red light establishments giving out soup to most of 23 (8)

DOWN

1 Take away end limits in pipe (6)

2 Cosmetic only needs small alteration to become cathartic (7)

3 Facial hair is bound to be sore when egg gets stuck in it (9)

4 Hammer on about party relevance (6,3,5)

6 Reactionary colonel is initially bad and weak (5)

7 Dead awakened, we hear, having slept but lightly (7)

8 Stabilises unrest in east, and passes on (8)

9 Paired photographs taken when drink is served round both ends of the ship (6,3,5)

15 Travelling with computer skills in age of books (9)

16 I bleed in sorting out what can’t be eaten (8)

18 Remove stain of utter failure (7)

19 Prisoner taken as security by army at certain period (7)

20 Caps of vegetables containing leading roots (6)

22 Metal worker loses his head on becoming officer of the church (5)

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