Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 29/11/14

29/11/14

29/11/14

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Saturday’s puzzle

ACROSS

29/11/14

29/11/14

1 About time for cereal (8)

5 In the cup, Town played in residential area (6)

9 Becoming proper (8)

10 Protect telly (6)

11 Cut off his head, and did it with a will (8)

13 Bumped into brick carrier making way (6)

14 Craving for some cayenne pepper (3)

16 Willingly it has been handed down (6)

19 Taking care of intellectual powers before outbreak of flu (7)

20 Verify said form of payment (6)

21 Earth loses single sun (3)

26 Kiss sergeant-major with pair of spectacles before church (6)

27 Small zip I sent haywire (4-4)

28 Speak about number embellished (6)

29 Slightly wet (8)

30 Charge for the seat (6)

31 Tripped at top of stairs and fell (8)

DOWN

1 Man almost prepared to have apple (6)

2 One team you dubbed, we hear (6)

3 A hut is removed creating break in the series (6)

4 Kitchen garden walk that is good at the start (6)

6 Select different reel for fish (8)

7 Had started to enter gorge and become very excited (8)

8 Wonderful period (4,4)

12 In retrospect we would decline little liquid (7)

15 5-5, interjection of mock dismay (3)

16 Mentioned good fortune’s having some illumination (3)

17 They are cutting in wrestling (8)

18 Gave one’s answer and became a member again (8)

19 Wine from the Spanish capital city first (8)

22 Let mischievous child get into shellfish (6)

23 After a time, I get in drink in entrance (6)

24 One in North Carolina exchanged lek for US coin (6)

25 Bee had buzzed round guillotine (6)

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