Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 29/03/14

29/03/14

29/03/14

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Saturday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Shy and timid flower? (9,6)

9 Aim for case (9)

10 Portugal’s flow of capital (5)

11 Frostily here in France before second half of July (5)

12 Name in advance representative who isn’t in the club (3-6)

13 Key eg recut whilst being obsessively enthusiastic about computers (5)

15 Stupidity of some golf perhaps (9)

17 Learners in ancient city in the money to bring back to good health (4,5)

19 Territory of the French church unknown (5)

21 The debtor became engaged (9)

23 American tramp at public house initially had official papers (5)

24 First pair upset Frenchman inside (5)

25 Out with squire replacing gemstone (9)

26 Stay here perhaps on the level, topic is not to be considered (4,4,2,5)

DOWN

1 Appearing to be embarrassing (7,2)

2 Be glad concerning little woman having diamonds (7)

3 Not entirely pleasant Kentucky lady (5)

4 Mythological king 9-1 on (5)

5 New Engineer in a cold country (9)

6 Likely to happen during gales (2,3,4)

7 With well-formed characters, it is clear (7)

8 Weapon used in malicious satire I ignored (5)

14 Long drink (4,2,3)

15 Railway sleeper (9)

16 Request to smile while being shot (3,6)

18 Disinclined to have Scotsman in Edinburgh area (7)

20 Commander has heap to collect (7)

21 One gently entering part of garden, one having two legs (5)

22 Dismantle equipment from under igloo (5)

23 Pointless when outspoken (5)

Fridays’ solution

Across: 1 Spring chicken, 10 Outworn, 11 Ceilidh, 12 Mime, 13 Nanny, 14 Mean, 17 Necrology, 19 Petri, 20 Orbit, 22 Fidgeting, 24 Raja, 25 Tench, 27 Offa, 30 Innings, 31 Towered, 32 Foot in the door.

Down: 2 Potomac, 3 Icon, 4 Genoa, 5 Hackneyed, 6 Clip, 7 Evident, 8 Communion rail, 9 Changing hands, 15 Lotto, 16 Upper, 18 Off season, 21 By jingo, 23 Inferno, 26 Catch, 28 Knit, 29 Awed.

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