Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman, 30/08/2014

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Saturday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Vehicle three feet from back to front (4)

3 Organising normal hunt takes about four weeks (5,5)

10 Caller loses it, eyeshield (5)

11 Hurry away when game is on the other side (6,3)

12 Cab takes another golf club for one giving unwanted advice (4-4,6)

14 Meal when I fancy in the intervening time (9)

16 The French ram will become less persistent (3,2)

18 Choose to take part selectively (5)

19 Wheeled city seat (4,5)

20 Those forewords had been translated in wooded area (8,6)

24 No end of petty details friend concluded in a small way (9)

25 Part of stencil lacked lady’s name (5)

26 Lighter moment of tennis? (5,5)

27 Cut season’s yield (4)

DOWN

1 Military aircraft taking plunge before crash with some hesitation (4-6)

2 Join a colleague (9)

4 Thumb raised partly in shadow (5)

5 Finish before noon first, soundly intended to be an improvement (9)

6 Consisting of many components, select question with number of possible answers (8-6)

7 Feature empty loop (5)

8 Remove from board in temper (4)

9 Isle of Wight swimmer not found in the sea (10,4)

13 Would it illuminate seance? (6,4)

15 I am taking brother Gordon initially and Leo, say, to confused heap (9)

17 One on the way earning commission? (9)

21 Elevate one held by many (5)

22 Senior member has the same longing (5)

23 Stop flow along main axis (4)

Friday’s solution

Across: 8 Moussaka, 9 Harlot, 10 Caveat, 11 Kippered, 12 Deli, 13 Pentathlon, 15 Pickups, 7 Bloomer, 20 Run through, 22 Ensa, 24 Adorable, 26 Satire, 27 Steals, 28 Timor sea.

Down: 1 Forage, 2 Asterisk, 3 Waste paper, 4,5 Talking shop, 6 Breech, 7 Foregone, 14 All the same, 16 Inundate, 18 Overturn, 19 Puberty, 21 Throat, 23 Serves, 25 Bash.