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Cryptic Crossword - The Scotsman 09/01/13

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Wednesday’s puzzle...

Across

1 Baseline lad chewed sweet (7,4)

9 Open-mouthed at communal meal (5)

10 Coming from jumps beyond permitted limits (3,2,6)

11 Pretty rolling part of mountainous area (5)

12 Sailor eg coming from women’s quarters (8)

14 Toiling over inclusion of a design that has been engraved (8)

15 Most of bomb found on a West Indian island (7)

17 Endlessly hoping to get painkiller (7)

20 Where tofind league leaders, it’s above-board (8)

21 Excused what father has put on, we hear (8)

24 Frederick, about lunchtime, was sacked (5)

25 Expressed thoughts clearly about this lorry (11)

26 Not bean outsider any longer (5)

27 Unusual objection a novice concluded (11)

Down

2 Number Sue removed was ineffectual (2,3)

3 Has to make part opening (5)

4 Preserved medal (BEM) after a fashion (8)

5 Our Bod I removed fromlady’s room (7)

6 Glass apt to break having been made almost at point of defeat (4-4)

7 Larger braon revolving instrument (6,5)

8 Spring Edward discovered inside based on good evidence (4-7)

12 Said type following in great demand (6,5)

13 Come back by air (11)

16 Jack with hesitation read about town in South Wales (8)

18 Magical quality that’s captured by astronaut in vacuum? (8)

19 Give notice of a two penny pay increase (7)

22 Not a golfer going round part of New Zealand (5)

23 Leonard’s taken in by each girl (5)

~F~S~F~H~B~I~S~

FLATMATE~EUNUCH

~A~R~L~F~A~M~A~

KNEADS~TORTILLA

~G~D~E~I~~~N~L~

FEND~FRENCHDOOR

~~~L~R~R~H~~~P~

FREEDOM~CONCUSS

~E~~~N~C~P~L~~~

FAIRYTALES~ACNE

~S~E~~~O~T~S~O~

FORMULAS~INSOLE

~N~A~O~E~C~I~O~

REPINS~TAKEFIVE

~D~N~T~S~S~Y~E~

 
 
 

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