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Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 24/10/2012

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Wednesday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Window that is blue and white perhaps (8)

6 Seek friendship affording warmth and comfort at university (4,2)

9 Hungry man’s garden implement (3)

10 Lift across the Atlantic (8)

11 Lucille went round North American folly (6)

12 Where work is a grind (4)

13 From England, few were excessively modern (10)

15 Old fairy was mad? Not yet fully proved (12)

18 Right to dispose of ball, it’s a welcome deliverance (4,8)

21 Like members of classless society? (10)

23 Kiss, be transported in this, say (4)

24 Continue to remain informed (4,2)

26 Uncooked exactly as it is (2,3,3)

27 Shelter in the Middle East (3)

28 Sue can adapt old custom (6)

29 Army craftsmen laid back found it is medicinal (8)

DOWN

2 One man or another left inside (6)

3 Sensible even on top (5-6)

4 Fare provided by board (3,2)

5 First person left another worthier type of bowler (7)

6 Recall jaunty fellow, one responsible for stock of wine (9)

7 Transgression in passing (3)

8 I leave another masculine personification of America (5,3)

14 Hot money needed for cake (11)

16 Rule of conduct from fundamental source (9)

17 Too many, 50 excluded by titled woman (8)

19 Tried to become comparatively crazy (7)

20 A sergeant-major went over the top of an artilleryman in African capital (6)

22 Could be mad about you in Paris, it’s a fact (5)

25 Spindle or part of it (3)

Tuesday’s solution

Across: 1 Elgin marbles, 9 flaunts, 10 New mown, 11 Fend, 12 Bolus, 13 Glut, 16 Haddock, 17 Thistle, 18 Engaged, 21 Dallied, 23 Tyro, 24 Hoist, 25 Agin, 28 Relying, 29 Umbrage, 30 Sent to blazes.

Down: 2 Learned, 3 Inns, 4 Mistook, 5 Renault, 6 Lawn, 7 Spotlit, 8 In attendance, 9 fifth century, 14 Tough, 15 Filly, 19 Girdles, 20 Drought, 21 Disturb, 22 Ingrate, 26 Girn, 27 Abba.

 
 
 

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