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Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 17/10/2012

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Wednesday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Make notes repeatedly creating a stir in USA (4,4)

5 Informal gathering of more than half the party members (6)

10 Endlessly rearming another one at sea (7)

11 Augustus’s sister spent month taking a Roman way (7)

12 Bloodsucker found shelter clearing house (5)

13 Sat at home renovating medical instrument (9)

14 Shellfish growing on dead wood? (6,8)

17 A revised scale lady completed in France (6-8)

21 Unnaturally sleepy, having cooked the garlic (9)

23 Therefore consume pickle (5)

24 Cigar principal character had in bed (7)

25 Facial mark includes one other characteristic of lions (7)

26 Had correspondence at the end (6)

27 Endanger American appearing during August (8)

DOWN

1 Try for a free one (6)

2 Fellow leaves gardener room for young children (7)

3 Reproduced tithe in unison, it’s not real (9)

4 Are they illuminating in Wick and Thurso? (8,6)

6 Surpass without doubt only part of it (5)

7 Repeatedly not a variation organised for this type of fertilisation (2,5)

8 Email Ted rewrote about interval before goods are delivered (4,4)

9 Hearty subjects that must be studied? (4,10)

15 It carries a grave message (9)

16 Two types of transport carrying the Parisian up the mountain (5-3)

18 Such complete fulness cannot be exceeded (7)

19 From juggernaut I listed molluscs (7)

20 Tell everybody about meat (6)

22 On overhead (5)

Tuesday’s solution

Across: 1 Longcase clocks, 9 Sawyers, 10 Squires, 11 Peep, 12 Babel, 13 Stye, 16 Solomon, 17 Seabed, 19 Eclair, 22 Glimpse, 25 Epos, 26 Avail, 27 Moth, 30 Undergo, 31 Rainier, 32 Benefit society.

Down: 1 Last post, 2 New deal, 3 Cred, 4 Sustain, 5 Cossets, 6 Opus, 7 Kirstie, 8 Asset, 14 Smear, 15 Taxis, 18 Lethargy, 20 Crowdie, 21 Ravioli, 22 Goitres, 23 Promise, 24 Getup, 28 Urge, 29 Disc.

 

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