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Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 26/02/2013

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Tuesday’s puzzle..

Across

1 Reportedly discovers good hope, perhaps, in marine view (8)

5 Had a GI over, taking part in musical piece (6)

9 Stick around what belongs to one when playing the fool (8)

10 Month alien founded musical group (6)

12 Golfer’s cry recognized down the road in the woods (6)

13 Note on test supports castle (5)

16 Head start to radio programme on coiffure (6)

17 Fresh leers reflected in film about current events (8)

20 Fail them, miserably in the middle of the game (4-4)

21 Gives beauty treatment in original guest accommodation (6)

23 Greek loft (5)

25 Gets money out of sailors on board ship (6)

28 Stand and prod it in workout (6)

29 Sour calf mistakenly understood to cause a form of TB (8)

30 When surrounded, avoided a direct answer (6)

31 Dilatory fashion for putting celebrities on a pedestal, perhaps (8)

Down

1 Thus heard to be fed up (4)

2 A biblical giant who’s all ears (4)

3 Agreement to use air transport initially on tailless plane (9)

4 Better boat to take royalty (6)

6 Armed with an imaginative vision (5)

7 and 8 Have a highly successful career with schoolchildren — well done! (2,2,3,3,2,3,5)

11 Withdraw lists of candidates for heavy industry (5)

14 and 15 Novel football team (3,5,2,10)

18 Informal vote on what scarecrow might have (5,4)

19 Put together confession of my idiocy (5)

22 Carted off to be followed closely (6)

24 Divided concubine at first from sweetheart (5)

26 Officer of the Guard left dessert in tent (4)

27 Degree obtained by infant (4)

 
 
 

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