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Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 13/11/2012

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Tuesday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

8 Quebec, for example, has nothing against being entertained by queen’s son (8)

9 Embracing and paired, having lost third man (6)

10 Dive with breathing apparatus during gym (6)

11 No-one reneges on scope of aspiration (8)

12 Bet more than half and more than half again with very small amount of money (4)

13 Does a principal’s fancy woman have an advantage from the beginning? (1,4,5)

15 Disease suffered at North Berwick, perhaps (7)

17 Work on a place like Glasgow without transparency (7)

20 Aperitif at meal, dining out (3,3,4)

22 Able to retire to island (4)

24 Admirer and desperate man go to join in courtship dance (8)

26 Positioned anger in work employing caricature (6)

27 Go back to what’s always in Radio Times (6)

28 Reptile has purposes for flowers (8)

DOWN

1 Interrogate second revolutionary when behind bars (6)

2 Ironing sessions carried out in periods after work? (8)

3 Endured war which was unfortunately profitless (10)

4 Akin to manufactured treadle (7)

5 Beginning to stick tool at back — in which one may do this (4)

6 Billy, perhaps, returns with shabby goods by order (6)

7 Obama, for example, working with team doctor and co (8)

14 Low mood in wet and windy weather (10)

16 Record company puts a price on Islamic territories (8)

18 Conquer outspoken old story (8)

19 Minute, or about that, spent on Mediterranean island (7)

21 Expand reasons for reception of girl (6)

23 Give initial ‘Bark!’ command to sort of terrier (6)

25 Final time after goal (4)

Monday’s solution

Across: 1 Hangs by a thread, 9 Lobelia, 10 Receive, 12 Annul, 13 Lair, 16 Suspend, 17 Hailed, 19 Chorus, 22 Ailment, 25 Hard, 26 Faith, 27 Puma, 30 Aniseed, 31 Cunning, 32 Self-government.

Down: 1 Helpless, 2 Nibbles, 3 Sold, 4 Yearned, 5 Through, 6 Race, 7 Animate, 8 Heard, 14 Heart, 15 Bills, 18 Straight, 20 Heroine, 21 So-and-so, 22 Article, 23 Elusive, 24 Cheat, 28 Beef, 29 Anon.

 

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