Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 07/04/15

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Tuesday’s puzzle

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07/04/15

07/04/15

1 Disintegration abroad is inclined to make one lose one’s bearings (14)

9 Spoilt, they say, being smallest in the middle (7)

10 Model was previously on the fat side (7)

11 Boy takes new lead in country (4)

12 Recess at Open University taken on Louisiana waterway (5)

13 Copper about to heal (4)

16 A journey on horseback along the road is not done side-saddle (7)

17 Bone used by extreme educator to give black eye (6)

19 Put paid to whisky (6)

22 What small farmer came when his harvest failed? (7)

25 Pickpockets found in depressions (4)

26 Taking lid off, accidentally tips out tablets (5)

27 Car’s lowest gear is not very fast (4)

30 Disparaging remark one may commit to writing (3,4)

31 Sign up to Red Nose involvement (7)

32 Reduced a certain horror film studio for sale at auction (5,3,6)

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1 Woodland’s the wrong setting to get stuff off the internet (8)

2 Instrument covering two fishing operations (7)

3 Change per unit doesn’t start to cause irritation (4)

4 Aged men get mixed up in final moves at chess (7)

5 Gallery of classical deities (3,4)

6 Players given refreshment on first meeting (4)

7 Go back to write some music on another planet (7)

8 Loch’s not an odd loch (5)

14 Tree planted on the never-ending inlet of the sea (5)

15 Son I’m wanting to set up as King of Crete (5)

18 Gather round when raffle result’s about to be announced (4,4)

20 Catnaps taken idly by windlass (7)

21 Are thin bits hidden in snood, perhaps? (7)

22 Place of learning sited on island’s shore, we hear (7)

23 Religious traveller finds something to swallow said to be ghastly (7)

24 Gradually get used to seeing girl exercise (5)

28 Opponent has run in front (4)

29 I’d easily given away theory (4)