Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 31/07/15

31/07/15

31/07/15

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Thursday's solution

Thursday's solution

1 Shops, losing right to enter a protégée of mine for movie honour (7,5)

9 Trees that elicit cries of amazement at blight in core (7)

10 Go belly-up down this river? (7)

11 Nicely turned out bygone attraction put on hold (4)

12 Be uncertain as to whether this person is drowning? (5)

13 I leave navigator to hatch conspiracy (4)

16 Extracted information that Andy was no longer in the running (4,3)

17 Show/say reading method - oh yeah? (4,3)

18 What bus should be run for laundry facility? (7)

21 Half of what is consumed is a type of loaf (7)

23 Winnie may turn back to jump through this (4)

24 Grows tired of stone flooring (5)

25 You and I are as used to be (4)

28 Heal cow injured at Cruachan power site (4,3)

29 Girl seen by a large and excellent lake (7)

30 Word all there concocted outside cloud cuckoo land (3,4,5)

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2 Had a meal on island, having been put together (7)

3 Died in what way on Arab vessel? (4)

4 Miss cat out, having been given wrong part (7)

5 Replies with a new heading: takes avoiding action to miss day of celebration (7)

6 Find a means of going on holiday (4)

7 Part of medieval England set last land over one Scottish hill (7)

8 Was favourably received, like nursery rhyme pussy … (4,4,4)

9 … but deteriorated like Jack and Jill eventually (4,8)

14 Throw out when of value (5)

15 Bitchy person revealed to be over the top (5)

19 Cast own hybrid piste vehicle (7)

20 Trust to go on air in real time around England (7)

21 Wit used to follow restless bird (7)

22 Unfortunately, lion ate part of human (7)

26 Diminish audibility of child in Glasgow (4)

27 Alcoholic may succeed at nothing (4)

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