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Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 23/02/2013

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Saturday’s puzzle...

Across

3 Character from Greek apparently (5)

8 One lady or another embracing her partner (6)

9 Used swear words that are very much disliked (6)

10 Rose’s place hit by uproar and confusion (6)

11 Wrote music still (8)

12 See 17

13 Excuse about a boy (6)

14 Pursue hurriedly perhaps (3,5)

17, 12 and 30 Become more organised and put second person’s part of play with others (3,4,3,8)

19 Pin for catching fish? (7)

23 A teetotaller within range to fasten again (8)

27 Go missing, goatherd suffered having insufficient (6)

29 Goldie dropped every other letter in verse (3)

30 See 17

31 Red Sea variety of mignonette (6)

32 Healthier worker (6)

33 Is near development that had come into existence (6)

34 In contempt you left it unfurnished (5)

Down

1 Obstruct some who limped ever so badly (6)

2 Fish sure to turn up in detached area (8)

3 Mud a tank removed from the capital (8)

4 Plucky guitarists use them (7)

5 Having commonsense although unusually mean to include copper (6)

6 Tearful way to excuse oneself (3,3)

7 Remove representative, not Georgia (6)

13, 15 and 18 Man having one suspicion, say, he will comply with transmission finished (5,3,3)

15 See 13 down

16 Stock feature of Westerns? (5)

18 See 13 down

20 Proceeding taking the low road (5,3)

21 Hide from the kids perhaps (8)

22 Reinforce edge of lake towards the north (5,2)

24 Amatory relating to ear comparatively first (6)

25 Score heard Oriental went in (6)

26 Stick advertisement in this place (6)

28 Youth with the German farm implement (6)

 
 
 

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