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Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 16/11/2012

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Friday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Gets Fay to share make-up for television drama (3,7,4)

9 It’s not a sort of place (7)

10 Take up spiritual residence in India - fancy that! (7)

11 Far from finding a solution (4)

12 Shoots thin layers (5)

13 Note about food (4)

16 Educated not to start repeat (7)

17 Be undecided on day their ramble’s taking place (6)

19 Crucial times criss-crossed with original emergency (6)

22 Clothes that make one look old are rubbish (7)

25 Irritation experienced when Lassie loses head (4)

26 Major gangster has hidden heart perhaps (5)

27 Swallow seen over volcanic core (4)

30 Decided to give insect to first man (7)

31 Baby’s source of food I’m to encounter initially at four o’clock in England (7)

32 Pretends not to be interest in dramas that are difficult to understand (5,4,2,3)

DOWN

1 Volunteers’ madness shown in antipodean island (8)

2 Go out with eastern chap who takes tea messily (7)

3 Leave out circle of American university (4)

4 Insures reappearance of dawn (7)

5 Midterm shenanigans cut short (7)

6 Thus father gets something to drink (4)

7 Enraged, threw bomb (7)

8 Shades of depression (5)

14 Saucy Latin American dance? (5)

15 Uncompromising saint seen on boat (5)

18 He takes Lord Provost to join wife (8)

20 Destabilising movement over every sea area (7)

21 Abandon score (7)

22 Great following for hard worker (7)

23 A Chinese ceramic was taken round America, giving pleasure (7)

24 Juliet and I engaged in holy war (5)

28 Cautious about letting Third Form cross road, or have ... (4)

29 ... fling around street (4)

Thursday’s solution

Across: 1 Procedure, 6 Forum, 19 Opening, 10 Uncover, 11 Draft, 12 Appraisal, 13 Latin, 14 Distrusts, 17 Contender, 19 Books, 21 Reimburse, 24 Lucre, 26 Trojans, 27 Climate, 28 Diets, 29 Serenades.

Down: 1 Proud, 2 Overact, 3 Existence, 4 Unguarded, 5 Equip, 6 Facia, 7 Revises, 8 Moralises, 13 Lacerated, 15 Street-car, 16 Rebellion, 18 Noisome, 20 Orchard, 22 Beats, 23 Rises, 25 Evens.

 

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