Cryptic crossword: The Scotsman, 9/01/15

9/01/2015
9/01/2015
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Friday’s puzzle..

Across

1 Say how much you’ve invested in Salt Lake City, for example (5,7)

9 Dish of coffee consumed in Puerto Rico (7)

10 Conservationist who’s unused to wit (7)

11 Versions of film affected by budget reductions (4)

12 Sewer rats drowned in this river (5)

13 Outdoor entertainment that makes one light-headed? (4)

16 Any rude letters from Ethelred? (7)

17 Frighten with reorganisation (5,2)

18 Alternate easy prank for fugitive (7)

21 “Sunlite” spread with kitchen tool (7)

23 Diplomatic cover for resistance (4)

24 Tugs at beasts of burden found around the north (5)

25 Unexciting apartment (4)

28 Inside card, beloved’s presenting weapon (7)

29 View given of circular wing (7)

30 To her, a common remedy is to be safe (4,2,2,4)

Down

2 MC’s wedding present (7)

3 Sound of disapproval you hear about short frilly skirt (4)

4 Saloon, perhaps, extremely good place to eat roast meat (7)

5 Little squealers get leg twisted in holes in the ground (7)

6 Young person returns to being not usefully occupied, according to the authorities (4)

7 Connection possibly leaking (7)

8 Minister is not here in Paris on train from London, say (12)

9 Look at architect’s drawing of cinema (7,5)

14 Affected initial shyness in temporary quarters (5)

15 Was bold enough to make lawyer blush (5)

19 Funny company doctor (7)

20 Am tired of fuss about being let in again (7)

21, 22 His tomb commemorates X’s more ancient inclusion of imaginary number (7,7)

26 Partly, I’m aiming to disable (4)

27 Women’s Institute have quiet longing (4)

Yesterday’s solution

Across: 1 Department store, 9 Trembling, 10 Embed, 11 Resin, 12 Estimated, 13 Input, 15 Anacondas, 17 Endurance, 19 Laden, 21 Miniscule, 23 Guano, 24 Photo, 25 Craftsman, 26 Put one’s foot in it.

Down: 1 Determine, 2 Press-up, 3 Robin, 4 Maine, 5 Nightmare, 6 Steamroll, 7 Orbited, 8 Ended, 14 Turns down, 15 Announces, 16 Sun-bonnet, 18 Dine out, 20 Drayman, 21 Mop up, 22 Erato, 23 Get at.