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Cryptic Crossword - The Scotsman 09/02/13

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Saturday’s puzzle...

Across

1 Book another three subjects initially (6)

4 Throws me out of small place in Hampshire (8)

9 Arrogant Ruth out of bed first (6)

10 Fellow left one in front of me, the weapon, one used to destroy weeds (5,3)

12 Partial advantage pointing from position giving clear view (7,5)

15 Merciless murderer (3-6)

17 Ronald endlessly confused her (5)

18 Warble until first robin comes in (5)

19 Guy bunged off beach car (4-5)

20 Cutting food first, that’s mean (12)

24 Some sycophant, a smoothie, had apparition (8)

25 Story book reveals natural ability (6)

26 Second cheerleader has one object that is hurtfully critical (8)

27 Cockney man’s taken in by this dissertation (6)

Down

1 Quote a vice about to prevaricate (10)

2 Prepare fruit, extreme parts only (3,3,4)

3 Little bit more from actor (5)

5 Dissatisfied in political matters about old enactment (12)

6 Active feminists’ hen-party? (6,3)

7 About to leave stew for meat and tomato sauce in Italian cookery (4)

8 Strong man in the myth, unkind (4)

11 You are and so was Eve (6,6)

13 Sir’s eggnog could produce dazed state (10)

14 Coming from Ayr, listing type of inflammation (10)

16 Only a fraction towards making love-knot? (4,5)

21 A laundry covered with water (5)

22 Tree cost a shilling more! (4)

23 One before five in Louisiana found volcanic matter (4)

 
 
 

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