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Cryptic Crossword - The Scotsman 02/12/2012

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  • by DEREK ALLEN
 

Wednesday’s puzzle.

Across

1 On waters abroad (8)

6 During afternoon, one step taken on plain (6)

9 Ann leaves additional building for the river (3)

10 Lady not as assailable unhappily (8)

11 Leafy glade that’s a haven for cockneys (6)

12 Witticism all right to be included by first person in Calais (4)

13 Appropriate for three months? (10)

15 One mother perhaps lies pregnant (6,6)

18 Use moisturiser to have a restraining influence (3,1,6,2)

21 Disconcerting seeing struggling tot puffing (3-7)

23 Young man, nothing more than a lad in Wales (4)

24 Wolfhound coming from 25 down with cracked rib (6)

26 Hypocritical like some playing-cards (3-5)

27 Said by one who does not agree North of the Border (3)

28 Not quite one ballad in good form (2,4)

29 Ten rides organised for hotel guest (8)

DOWN

2 Ability to see vivid mental image (6)

3 Approve of device for use in the office (6-5)

4 Tell islanders about inclusion of island in USA (5)

5 Defence against main onslaught (3,4)

6 Starter again to be brought up in the fog (9)

7 Law imposed by the rabble (3)

8 Breather after water gets on diving apparatus (8)

14 Plant Moses’ brother grew (6,5)

16 Did not start the ranting about narrow escape (4,5)

17 Broken built-up area in Moray (8)

19 Impressive worker (7)

20 From Wyoming five with Ernest saw monster (6)

22 Dozens are obscene (5)

25 Move very quickly but not completely in animal park (3)

YESTERDAY’S SOLUTION

0PTIMIST~RHESUS

B~A~A~P~R~O~E~C

LICENSE~HAMSTER

I~T~O~E~Y~E~F~E

GUIDE~DEMARCATE

E~L~U~I~E~~~I~C

~HEAVENANDEARTH

C~~~R~G~O~X~~~Y

ANCIENTBRITAIN~

N~A~~~R~R~R~M~C

TIMESCALE~IMPEL

I~B~T~I~A~C~A~O

CHEVRON~STAPLES

L~R~A~S~O~T~E~E

ESSAYS~INTENDED

 

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