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Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 22/02/2013

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Friday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Made Pilates members remove hair (8)

5 Base without a bovine disease (3,3)

10 Complete hush after the French entered (7)

11 Do the opposite to what 9 does, when away from position (7)

12 Start off to make a gap and get there (5)

13 Turn self around with energy when in a huff (9)

14 Person put forward as US judge gave food to real one mine threw out (7,7)

17 Spend freely to put to sea (4,3,4,3)

21 Growth on face is bound to hurt when ring’s put in it (9)

23 Part of church said to be in Skye, perhaps (5)

24 Where to put letter without conclusion? Wrap up! (7)

25 Ask Nora about trainspotters (7)

26 Pressure from accent (6)

27 They’re found on trains – or under them (8)

DOWN

1 See enough to make O’Connor weep (6)

2 Loot found by boy at wedding taken poorly (7)

3 Half of 16 is what one ate (9)

4 See cheap target disintegrate in war movie (3,5,6)

6 Continue performance in London suburb (5)

7 Half of onomatopoeic bird seen sitting on fine silk (7)

8 Expression of excitement is at the bottom of bike feats (8)

9 Enters work party and explains every little thing (4,4,6)

15 Police department were in possession of singular drug (9)

16 Internet nuisances put these in the works with change of heart (8)

18 Dutch coin I’ve covered with assorted rust (7)

19 Get lift to the gallery north of the city (7)

20 Stops losing sleep initially about rationalist believers (6)

22 Ransack islet for roofing materials (5)

Thursday’s solution

Across: 1 Concession, 9 Lace, 10 Navigators, 11 Talent, 12 Posts, 15 Shock, 18 Place, 19 Enforce, 20 Lithe, 21 Antre, 22 Pacific, 23 Tends, 24 Egret, 26 Trust, 29 Trifle, 31 Retraction, 32 Only, 33 Earthworks.

Down: 2 Opal, 3 Critic, 4 Sharp, 5 Irons, 6 Nests, 7 Malefactor, 8 Settlement, 13 Officer, 14 Tariffs, 15 Salutation, 16 Ostensible, 17 Keeps, 18 Peace, 25 Grotto, 26 Terse, 27 Utter, 28 Trash, 30 Dock.

 

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