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Cryptic Crossword - The Scotsman 12/02/13

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Tuesday’s puzzle...

Across

1 Sailors assemble to play ‘snap’ perhaps (3,5,2,4)

9 Agent returning to market is one who does a lot of walking (7)

10 They take the rap in treatment (7)

11 Provoke with religious instruction given by the French (4)

12 Impresario’s avid to have revival for opera stars (5)

13 Vehicle’s tailgated, resulting in signs of damage (4)

16 Is idiot a shell of a man? (7)

17 Make a start on sorting out fishing gear (6)

19 One who puts right mistakes suppresses expression of lust in vicar (6)

22 Heard to greet Jennifer with gas (7)

25 Pay heed to rumour of ruin (4)

26 Play dupes poseur (5)

27 Solid body of copper may be added to (4)

30 Pull the plug on something distasteful (7)

31 Most angry at nationalist trial (7)

32 The confused friend who rests on a lack of reason in the study of human cultures (14)

DOWN

1 Changing triangle in an unexpected way (8)

2 Allow flea to jump into small part of verdure (7)

3 Snakes presented by way of an afterthought (4)

4 Hibernators have sleeping place that leads to freezing conditions (7)

5 Pariah to expose players (7)

6 Do elands’ extreme forms resemble female deer? (4)

7 Section of church has opportunity to leave first (7)

8 Enter quickly craze for sports material (5)

14 Cup of coffee is slow to arrive — and reportedly has tea in it! (5)

15 Do up your laces before you climb (5)

18 Search for any crest involved in lineage (8)

20 Part of musical piece in ‘C’ played by expert (7)

21 Running around in fluster? No, relaxing (7)

22 Head office offering employment with accommodation (7)

23 Muscle used, they say, to stick duck (7)

24 The two of us are right in the soup (5)

28 Company of sailors telling old jokes (4)

29 Found in vital cosmetic or toiletry (4)

 

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