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Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 19/01/2013

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Saturday’s puzzle...

Across

1 Not having been told about number dressed for duty (10)

7 Lady unnerved Andrew about to be excluded (4)

9 Firebrand contained his wrath (3)

10 Blade springs out of it when button is pressed, it cuts film first (5-5)

11 Found support (4)

12 Same acridity developed during first half of November (9,3)

15 Highly spiced pet food (3,3)

17 It’s a blue design that’s considered appropriate (8)

18 Performed in the open-air as if in a play (5,3)

20 Horse, one with a disease caused by tsetse flies (6)

21 Con man from Stoke Bruerne (5-7)

24 Record athletics event without us (4)

26 Book strict, no way, when dealing with cubic capacity (10)

27 It looks both ways (3)

28 Photo, moves camera back (4)

29 One answering defendant in divorce suit (10)

DOWN

2 Current line-out (4)

3 Two narrow parts staying exactly equal (4,3,4)

4 Inside cloak umpire discovered old rope (5)

5 Understatement, irregular emission did not stop (7)

6 Authority on food initiated change (9)

7 Society’s girl’s adverb appearing at intervals (3)

8 Making merry having been at sea (10)

13 Was a horse European assessed as having been overstated? (11)

14 Inference drawn at the end (10)

16 Type to cover up paint on top (5,4)

19 Climbers’ training device (7)

22 Lover of Shakespeare (5)

23 Some bathers ignore notice (4)

25 Oddly cheap mushroom (3)

 

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