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Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 30/01/13

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Wednesday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Stronghold timekeeper be on guard (4,5)

9 Some abode Gareth found contained wine warehouse (6)

10 Remove gin perhaps discourage (8)

11 One non-European worker nearby (2,4)

12 You formerly got in some sticky soil that was earthy (6)

14 Behold coming from either direction (4)

15 and 16 Aunt’s personal part of the paper? (5,6)

18 Song about bounder entering Greek department (7)

21 Man in Civil Defence operating from part of South London (7)

24 and 26 Talented pal buckled denture (6,5)

30 Bill in part agreement (4)

31 Knight composed notes about poem (6)

32 Carpenter’s shop (6)

33 Land on the border of questionable quality (8)

34 More than one place by river (6)

35 Light social conversation is not much of a lecture (5,4)

DOWN

2 In a bad way (6)

3 Fruit always in father’s grip (6)

4 In particular Roy originally found dry watercourse (6)

5 Good-looker in middle of road (4-3)

6 Carried round island (6)

7 Leave dud out having lost some monetary worth (8)

8 See 17

11 Take place of commander with scoundrel (5)

13 Mild oath from aged constituents (4)

17 and 8 Picturesque way of working round the house (9,9)

19 Go on last (8)

20 Single butcher from island (5)

22 German to turn to (4)

23 Cracked pot I took to mother, it was ideal (7)

25 Beg to be attractive (6)

27 Starry semicircular moulding Georgia left (6)

28 Bring into force (6)

29 Remember to ring again (6)

 

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