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Cryptic Crossword - The Scotsman 27/02/13

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Wednesday’s puzzle...

Across

1 Very thing collector asks to see (4,3,6)

10 Forgot terrapin camouflaged another animal (5)

11 Dog held naughty lad’s emblem (4,5)

12 One could wind up eating this food (9)

13 Abstain from work in place of Penny (3,2)

14 Sounds like mountain-ash and oak can be found on island off North Carolina (7)

16 Painting on two panels of pithy CD had been removed (7)

18 Declare engineer included one seeking retribution (7)

20 Person involved in restoration going round a winding course (7)

21 Father has no word of hesitation accepting one belief (5)

23 Unbearable part of the camel’s load (4,5)

25 Strands we unravelled in town (2,7)

26 You massage back outside for customer (5)

27 He hopes to make money on the stock market (6,7)

Down

2 In default rampantly excessive (5)

3 Light music? (5,4)

4 One frequenting a section Hugh is said to have gone round (7)

5 Bound to include everybody who corresponded (7)

6 Cod’s head on fishing-line in basket (5)

7 Having the look of 11 across perhaps (5-4)

8 Rover’s meal is a complete mess (4,9)

9 Successful sowers hope to do this eventually (4,3,6)

15 A continental first objects on the other side of the Atlantic (9)

17 Bullies Pa removed were seemingly reasonable (9)

19 King and two biblical characters take over (7)

20 One applying something to a bad purpose, suspect in mire struggling (7)

22 Possessed item that was ruined (3,2)

24 Come to a similar conclusion, we hear (5)

 
 
 

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