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Cryptic crossword- The Scotsman 28/12/12

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Friday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 View is constant when seen in bulb (7)

5 Reel about in circles (5)

11 There’s sauce in typical use of mobile when in a position to get rich quick (2,3,5,5)

12 Is she furious on hearing you invited into the garden? (4)

13 Get to grow up quickly in the police (5)

14 As we are in the present, so in the past (4)

17 Move undressed meat round original rotisserie (6)

18 Must, in a crisis, cope with tidal wave (7)

20 Ink pans mess up table linen (7)

22 Drapes converted into cover for bed (6)

24 Spots precipitate (4)

25 Student turns lip up (5)

26 In Paris, I take record for military vehicle (4)

29 Audience retain files when appointed to carry out royal duties (9,6)

30 Veins of writing on marine subjects (5)

31 Go to pieces, not like French composer (7)

DOWN

2 Offended at former remedy not begun but retired (3,3,2,7)

3 Heard to be a feature of negative votes (4)

4 Sorcerer makes a new start, being put over side of boat (7)

6 Dad takes note of head (4)

7 To change the subject, change reason to eat a pen (2,1,8,4)

8 Strict teaching of one who returns claiming to be deity (5)

9 Bird taken, bedraggled, to cave (6)

10 It’s curtains for cross-bred mice — you won’t find them anywhere else (7)

15 Lives for new fashion in jeans (5)

16 Work up favour, perhaps, with hot dish (5)

19 Lawless state any may adopt round the bend (7)

21 Puts up or goes into trance (6)

22 English town snow’d in, causing chaos (7)

23 Cramp Frenchman having taken Vichy and Evian, among others (5)

27 Light thrown on existence in two ways (4)

28 Odd one out in other ranks of soldiers (4)

Yesterday’s solution:

Across: 1 Cover point, 6 Deep, 10 Signora, 11 Notable, 12 Tactless, 13 Leave, 15 Nature, 17 Accident, 19 Emission, 21 Indigo, 24 Excel, 25 Vacation, 28 Thirsty, 29 Raining, 30 Diet, 31 Greengages.

Down: 1 Cast, 2 Vagrant, 3 Roost, 4 Onager, 5 Nonesuch, 7 Embrace, 8 Prevention, 9 Stallion, 14 Interested, 16 Restless, 18 Conveyer, 20 Incline, 22 Ironing, 23 Scarce, 26 Thing, 27 Ages.

 

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