Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 30/06/15

30/06/15
30/06/15
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Tuesday’s puzzle

ACROSS

30/06/15

30/06/15

8 Price has performed like an angel (8)

9 Alternative to a single drink may be the start (6)

10 Black bird found by Darwin’s ship (6)

11 Take out horse that’s not dependable? (8)

12 There are no boundaries shown on mountain map (4)

13 It’s not about consequence, but it’s striking (10)

15 Toys from first dear friends (7)

17 Clouds at sunset, maybe, tear roughly across sky (7)

20 Prince set fashion with this dance (10)

22 Device for stacking up ill-gotten gains (4)

24 Part of her ear is enlarged and has come up again (8)

26 Rating’s seen rum as crusted (6)

27 Purple prose is aggressive when third line’s added (6)

28 Reading group face arrest with weapon (4,4)

DOWN

1 Something for breakfast that’s consumed with regularity, we hear (6)

2 Critical seat at election time is possibly alarming (8)

3 Bridle (partly) when disrespect shown to woman seen as sex object (10)

4 Account with lots of paper to get hold of (7)

5 Makes quick bow to your uncle - it’s easily done! (4)

6 Prima donnas possess a certain number of couches (6)

7 Is rough pruning implement a convenient place to hang invoices? (8)

14 Devising something devious as high as base (2,2,2,4)

16 Sporting chance to cheat? It’ll mot end well (8)

18 Coming on stage to be delightful (8)

19 Don’t desert yet do nothing (5,2)

21 Artists depend on it? Not very often (6)

23 Hateful debts follow being overdrawn (6)

25 Stuff first seen at the end (4)