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Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 06/02/13

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Wednesday’s puzzle...

Across

1 Short distance after river has included broken part of engine (8) ...

5 ... has removed beer container or refuse container (6)

10 In all, no treatment for fat (7)

11 Country, alas, removed from Antipodean group! (7)

12 Large number in church fabric (5)

13 Amorous temperament in which mortice is damaged (9)

14 Craftsperson at refurbished eateries (9,5)

17 Rosy insecurely might have signed off thus (5,9)

21 Rather slow when dealing with notes (9)

23 Coming from cinema, illicit message (5)

24 Nothing attendant included for one on the water (7)

25 Progressing by rail (2,5)

26 Secretly watching agent in government (6)

27 Cause resentment when I gave Reg trouble (8)

DOWN

1 State one business has cotton fabric (6)

2 Worker has time for this amount of work (3-4)

3 What courting couples do when playing cards (4,5)

4 Unique way of making a handy personal impression (14)

6 Colossus hid contents of cold dish (5)

7 Vehicle from Madagascar I had brought up to two females in the capital (7)

8 Stingy girl not quite a hit (4,4)

9 When one is calculating time judgement must be made (3,2,9)

15 Saw something for him to do (9)

16 Sally abandoned vehicle for series of lectures (8)

18 Ethelred prepared one in Paris first (7)

19 Drip’s intentional disclosure of secret information (7)

20 Descend very suddenly for a dip (6)

22 Being one of us (5)

Tuesday’s solution:

ACROSS: 1 Porridge, 5 Stains, 9 Landmass, 10 Rescue, 12 Adhere, 13 Meant, 16 Heliac, 17 Crossbar, 20 Misleads, 21 Patron, 23 Thing, 25 Crofts, 28 Irises, 29 Converse, 30 Godets, 31 Angriest

DOWN: 1 Pull, 2 Reno, 3 Immediate, 4 Gasket, 6 Therm, 7 In Chambers, 8 Sweltering, 11 Weird, 14 A Hamstring, 15 Classified, 18 Start Over, 19 Edict, 22 Cocoon, 24 Ghent, 26 Brae, 27 Heat

 
 
 

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