Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 29/04/15

29/04/15
29/04/15
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Wednesday’s puzzle

ACROSS

29/04/15

29/04/15

1 Oriental still not having feeling (11)

9 Mature this time last month (5)

10 Legend about revolutionary spy working for both sides (6,5)

11 Drug dealer did not start as escort (5)

12 Father’s port, one in California (8)

14 Fee for a keeper? (8)

15 Lady found protection on pond (4,3)

17 Puts on clothes, ladies clothes (7)

20 Turtle coming from wrong French river (8)

21 She heard about it having been used again (8)

24 Short musical opening (5)

25 Currency obtained without effort to spend on preserve? (5,3,3)

26 Ogre taking part of a lady (5)

27 Tube with less dirty wire (4-7)

DOWN

2 Make a low sound before taking the Spanish cash (5)

3 Skeletal part, a bit I replaced (5)

4 Tore tape removed in noted drama (8)

5 Dawdler did not finish exchanging glad rags (7)

6 At art, use combination to soak completely (8)

7 Two that are so great are particular but not specified (4-3-4)

8 Ill-fated leading actor went to the other side (4-7)

12 How puppeteers use their influence (4,7)

13 Spirited male relative? (4,7)

16 After being very warm in river, plan chart to be produced from aerial pictures (8)

18 This owner has a just claim (8)

19 Mundane dish announced (7)

22 One is getting up, spending year in the country (5)

23 Get off the mark (5)

*Apologies for the mistake on Wednesday. These are the crosswords that should have gone online. Sorry again, Craig.