Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 31/07/13

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Wednesday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Mean but enjoyable time at the game (8)

5 Seaman provided female with price list (6)

10 Had high opinion of another maid, left-winger (7)

11 Greek character excited, lions restless (7)

12 Stan going to take part in dance (5)

13 All-American, not first-class eccentric, is the one responsible for stock of wine (9)

14 Look here, big cat pulverised vegetable (5,9)

17 Technique used in treatment of infertility used by more eccentric movement (6,8)

21 Aim on the way back to include speaker in temporary bans (9)

23 It is cut and dried (5)

24 Cheese that is for large number first (7)

25 Pauline writing (7)

26 Stinger from snare let out (6)

27 Total up before finish hesitantly the extra material (8)

DOWN

1 Be with aunty losing name of fine specimen (6)

2 Member, in saline solution, found it capable of development (7)

3 Street-trader, youngster under the hill (6,3)

4 Her lover was brought to book by Lawrence (4,10)

6 A time on the water confused (2,3)

7 Neglected during dance (2,5)

8 Discover an engineer inside furnished with money (8)

9 Defaults he and Alma remedied using maximum effort (4,5,5)

15 There’s nothing to be gained selling at this (4,5)

16 Food of the brave? (8)

18 Extreme exhaustion when fire ceased (4-3)

19 Mistakenly reputed to have burst forth (7)

20 Deliver — and buy back (6)

22 Mainly going in and out (5)

Tuesday’s solution

Across: 1 Mother Superior, 9 Sidearm, 10 Unicorn, 11 Prim, 12 Plain, 13 Bole, 16 Ne gated, 17 Gorgon, 19 Finest, 22 Gavotte, 25 Mode, 26 Metal, 27 Dull, 30 Culture, 31 Downton, 32 Venetian blinds.

Down: 1 Misspent, 2 Tidying, 3 Exam, 4 Sampled, 5,6 Pouring rain, 7 Oloroso, 8 In set, 14 Steel, 15 Bravo, 18 Declines, 20 Indulge, 21 The Peri, 22 Gladden, 23 Taunton, 24 Smack, 28 Rune, 29 AWOL.