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Cryptic Crossword - The Scotsman 25/01/13

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Friday’s puzzle...

Across

1 Intimate photograph of couple’s reunion (5-2)

5 Makes corrections within screed itself (5)

11 Dentist lies in his teeth: there’s a fire! (4,2,3,1,5)

12 Leave out what I’m back into (4)

13 Caught a whiff of fish (5)

14 Attack proverbially giddy animal (4)

17 Fooled by chopper found in coal bucket (6)

18 Respect wandering ghost (7)

20 Organised rentals of sportsman’s trophies (7)

22 Guard Andrew from trouble (6)

24 Cringe-making message even shorter than 140 characters? (4)

25 Wind up member of lunatic fringe (5)

26 Encourage to remove a cone for press (4)

29 Meaning of 0 per cent interest seen at critical moment (5,2,2,6)

30 Forecasts for each piece of writing (5)

31 Victoria (Queen) and Albert appear on low-level balcony (7)

Down

2 Made it very clear what railwayman did with sleeper (4,2,2,3,4)

3 Body part found in northern loch (4)

4 Nun made out to be anonymous (7)

6 Tragic queen was detective likewise (4)

7 Nothing hot under arrangement is scarce (4,2,3,6)

8 Arrest and run in for fit of temper (5)

9 Follows in a sinister way to have conversation on board when ... (6)

10 ... boy allowed woman in question to chat (7)

15 Do brilliantly with two letters by the sound of it (5)

16 Accost poet holding on to first edition (5)

19 Notice given to friend to return computers (7)

21 Rub right in the back of the neck (6)

22 ... and lose others — that’s charming! (7)

23 Comic may be an open secret (5)

27 Is the essential moment capitalised by such a thing? (4)

28 Forces sweetheart to reside in Dover Avenue (4)

 
 
 

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