Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 31/03/15

31/03/15
31/03/15
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Tuesday’s puzzle

ACROSS

31/03/15

31/03/15

1 Clock tedious court proceedings (4,4)

5 Liquid measure that is given to sporting guide (6)

9 Protection software maps it as not applicable when re-read (4-4)

10 What 13’s opposite number did when heavily criticized (6)

12 Composer who took sheep to water in France (6)

13 Artisan is one who prepares the soil until left out (5)

16 Pain so dreadful experienced with instruments (6)

17 Beer then poured out for religious fellows (8)

20 Anger openly expressed tends to weary excessively (8)

21 Gulf is calling for intervention of a monetary nature (6)

23 Provide with internet witticism (5)

25 One jump can be plenty (6)

28 Off to have organized detectives (6)

29 Brigade laid event on around this southern city (8)

30 Be out of control in working life (6)

31 Boy worked with Serbian from place north-east of 29 (8)

DOWN

1 See a fine cottage, for example (4)

2 Bring in original tax after deductions (4)

3 Search for a possible way to throw a round (4,5)

4 Passed unexpectedly when these were bid, perhaps (6)

6 Small hotel, we hear, leased at estuary (5)

7 Not much music found in Arkansas (6,4)

8 Underlying preparation shown in lasting fashion (10)

11 A lot of paper needed by singer’s audience (5)

14 Competitor involved in practice of testing vision (10)

15 Put out a call for painter impossible to put down (4-6)

18 Integrals used to substitute for geometrical figures (9)

19 What children do when told how much they have (5)

22 Think about some water with American soap (6)

24 First indivisible number ... (5)

26 ... very large number at musical performance that’s first class (4)

27 Reported height of dog (4)