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Cryptic Crossword - The Scotsman 22/01/13

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Tuesday’s puzzle...

Across

1 OAP is no’ seen to jump — coward! (6,7)

10 About chap who was flushed — he got better (9)

11 Penelope, having lost writer, may run away (5)

12 Antagonistic reform is holiest (7)

13 Judge’s dismissal of sports jacket and chinos? (7)

14 Holy ground established within boundaries of Stalingrad (6)

16 Make 12 investigate forest ranger (8)

18 Goes wild at cricket score in the morning — right? (4,4)

20 Get in the way when no longer in charge of sorting epidemic (6)

23 Those people are suffering, having been through this proverbial crusher (3,4)

24 Helps donkey that is on tips of toes (7)

26 Air of a no-go area? (5)

27 Taking chair when living on original pay (9)

28 Stop suddenly to beat up the old codgers (3,3,7)

DOWN

2 Gang’s luggage (5)

3 Bill’s singing well (7)

4 Hidden danger in cultivated plot (6)

5 Does thin figure become a pleasure-seeker? (8)

6 First child is not so fat and not so dirty (7)

7 Queen Cole performs with persuasive language (9)

8 Musical arrangement that puts alternative share on box (13)

9 Receive text and see the light (3,3,7)

15 Pasta cooked in one clan (9)

17 Part of church on island ready to fall down (8)

19 Ailment caused by badly-prepared food (7)

21 Mother’s row about dog (7)

22 Way in to the French product of baking (6)

25 Sportsman takes couple off what’s more dangerous (5)

 
 
 

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