Cryptic Crossword - The Scotsman 29/06/13

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Saturday’s puzzle...

Across

1 Visualise vine turning green (8)

5 Meal quietly taken inside — excellent (6)

9 Single-minded? (8)

10 Two-thirds of Rin-Tin-Tin’s dance (6)

11 Relating to subject of the act I’m rewriting (8)

13 Plate for diverting flow to be a mystery (6)

14 and 21 Intimidate fellows, they own the ranch (6)

16 Remove obstruction in river (6)

19 Revived on court? (7)

20 Got it together for one side of Dundee (6)

21 See 14

26 Many a tender chest (6)

27 Hen and rat running wild round extreme characters in Israel (8)

28 Almost serious with the item provided (6)

29 Any lass I removed from breakdown (8)

30 Got back with endless delight from bar (6)

31 Tired after 100 years perhaps (3-5)

DOWN

1 Move out of sight, say (6)

2 Five little creatures stopped short on square woven fabric (6)

3 Passage used by US metro (6)

4 Some indigo thickly applied in style (6)

6 One with Troy entering turbulent Danube continuing at full strength (8)

7 Calmed provided I stepped round (8)

8 Gave up having got plastered (8)

12 Paddy’s girl (7)

15 and 16 Make angry a theologian amongst the personnel (6)

17 Ready to plant cutting of hawthorn (8)

18 Instant catch with padded envelope (5,3)

19 Replaced dime in old Spanish money, it’s therapeutic (8)

22 Make-believe land seen in mountain range on the way up (6)

23 Yellowish-brown colour of land left unsown (6)

24 Hostess on stage I shamelessly included (6)

25 Beat last frothy drink (6)

Friday’s solution

Across: 1 Sophist, 5 Fosters, 9 Siamese, 10 Cudgels, 11 Overturns, 12 Clipe, 13 Equip, 15 Converges, 16 Disbelief, 18 Kopje, 21 Annoy, 22 Rigmarole, 24 Arising, 26 Replete, 27 Deepest, 28 Seconds.

Down: 1 Systole, 2 Plateau, 3 Inept, 4 The price is right, 5 Facts and figures, 6 Sad, 7 Evening, 8 Systems, 12 Check, 14 Piety, 16 Deaf-aid, 17 Sunrise, 19 Protein, 20 Elevens, 23 Aspic, 25 Ice.

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