Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 29/07/15

29/07/15

29/07/15

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Wednesday’s puzzle

ACROSS

29/07/15

29/07/15

1 It gives the time currently (8,5)

10 Did not finish dressing bird (5)

11 Wee Italian (6,3)

12 Street cleaner’s grievances analysed, I was not involved (9)

13 Peruvian in gaol (5)

14 Flirt be pestering Hazel (7)

16 Transfer Hal into Edinburgh area (7)

18 Mobs turning to Bel’s bar (7)

20 Reindeer with drunken appearance? (7)

21 He had taxmen inside he had taken on (5)

23 Unusually careful going round railway for something spicy (5-4)

25 A son Colin embarrassed as being solitary (9)

26 Chemical discovered in Westerton (5)

27 Money falls I understand (3,5,5)

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2 One alongside in American city or African country (5)

3 Sounds like dancing fish? (6-3)

4 Call oaf who has some Asian money (7)

5 Relating to judge’s chamber that is vaulted (7)

6 Medical urging inclusion of unspecified illness (5)

7 River in Canada I will find after place of worship (9)

8 Smallest metal coin? (5,8)

9 Fluff found in a rural setting (4,2,3,4)

15 Warren’s bra thinly disguised (9)

17 Edward to produce toy (5,4)

19 Notices broken part (7)

20 Make partial recovery going round ancient city in a rustic manner (7)

22 Pedro operating part will languish (5)

24 Each sheep will devour everything (3,2)

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