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Cryptic Crossword - The Scotsman 18/02/13

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Monday’s puzzle...

Across

3 and 34 Left brandy out to get some age, as a rule (2,3,5)

8 It’s a lot simpler in the middle of a feast. That’s right (6)

9 More composed, and turn to Greek character at a perfect state (6)

10 In demand, and on track, to get a snack (6)

11 Calls girl back, at the end, to get close to the action (8)

12 and 29 Throw up before noon, like 9 across (6)

13 Got two different directions most recently (6)

14 Toast one’s mother for her star quality (8)

17 Raved about hollow nut being green (7)

19 Forced one artist to have some fortified wine (7)

23 Transmitted from stop-watch over second half of 24 down (8)

27 Flag up some children’s ignorance (6)

29 See 12 across

30 Ration out one gram of pasta (8)

31 Scottish individual takes over somebody else (6)

32 Did harsh Spartan tear things up, at the end? (6)

33 Show some enthusiasm, about to shine (6)

34 see 3 across

Down

1 Did a large number look into a station in Paris? (6)

2 Get rid of two diamonds, taking in small plant (8)

3 Find a splendid place out West on the English Channel (8)

4 Win a road race before model car reversed (7)

5 Expected girl to come back with her chaperon (6)

6 Old basin put to use to produce a little growth (6)

7 Norman had the sense to start with a small affair before getting married (6)

13 and 16 Ran out to avenge one, but wouldn’t do it in the future (5,5)

15 and 18 Frame a left-winger before a court (6)

16 see 13 down

18 See 15 down

20 Can have the last word, at first, if one’s compliant (8)

21 Try one’s hand, at first, to become a writer (8)

22 Set out to advertise arrangement with second counsellor (7)

24 Two boys had to object to being corrected (6)

25 Regular film taking a long time at the pictures (6)

26 Provide time-line for the Spanish tool (6)

28 Player had new term, initially, for framework (6)

 

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