Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 30/07/14

30/07/14

30/07/14

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Wednesday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

Tuesday's solution

Tuesday's solution

1 Book Stephen and John (3,5)

6 Wine vaults (6)

9 Hebrew judge doing badly going round the east (6)

10 Late estate agent (8)

11 After six we come back to watch television (4)

12 What a pity I included assumed name (5)

13 Animals mark lens (4)

14 Didn’t suffer too much having left on tiptoe (3,3,7)

17 Comparison that’s pointedly difficult (2,4,2,5)

20 Tumbled down hill (4)

22 Burn boat (5)

24 Stupefying substance designed to cure (4)

25 Round leaflet (8)

26 Proof corrector had dearer concoction (6)

27 Youth leader shops round about for medicinal plant (6)

28 Insects indicating that month goes quickly (8)

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2 Said to be correcting script (7)

3 Hang on to timekeeper and stay alert (4,5)

4 Janine endlessly went round for Japanese mercenary (5)

5 Extra particular (7)

6 Would marksman who is rusty practise with it? (6,3)

7 In an apiary, a buzzing or humming (5)

8 Study of the environment or science of the community? (7)

15 Original sin by one in the field (5,4)

16 HS3? It provides power all along the line (5,4)

17 Desirable feature than can be arranged anytime (7)

18 Puzzle continue unnoticed (7)

19 Exert pressure and just manage to get through (7)

21 Tailless insect’s place (5)

23 Penny goes to pretentiously artistic social gathering (5)

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