The Scotsman Crossword and yesterday's answers 15/05/20

Here’s today’s Scotsman crossword grid and clues, along with the solution for Thursday.

The Scotsman crossword

This is provided for those who would like to print off the grid to complete during lockdown.

ACROSS

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1 and 6 Declining to take a record is that easy (7,3,1,3)

Scotsman crossword Friday 15 May

10 Cancel booking with frankness (9)

11 Isle seen in idyllic April environment (5)

12 Volunteers to take poet’s tunic (6)

13 Does a worthless person have to be a wild horse? (7)

Solution Thursday 14 May

15 Gets away with injecting blood, even, into thin slices of meat (9)

18 Spanish guy returns or departs (5)

19 Conclusion if sin’s involved (5)

21 Inn shared by wandering Jewish elders (9)

23 The French people initially rebelled, being flaky (7)

24 18’s arrangement about final shift was superfluous (2,4)

27 Church attendant doesn’t stop at boundary (5)

28 Stumbled upon prose deliberately (2,7)

29 and 30 When the whole planet sleeps _ except this country (4,2,3,5)

DOWN

1 and 14 It’s lucky to break off over cure-all (4-4,6)

2 Immature creature emerges from run-in with molten rock (5)

3 Fit pole, one inch high, thereabouts (7)

4 Blush at run through (5)

5 Let scholar boy off to become guild member (9)

7 Santa’s neighbour perhaps, makes circuit by spacecraft (9)

8 and 26 Girdling buckle is cracking up (5,5,4)

9 Behaves badly when having to eat after a cat’s been gutted (4,2)

14 See 1

16 Hatches plot to put criminals where they can be burnt at the stake, we hear (9)

17 Fraudulently offered when dead and gone (6,3)

20 Children disembark from boat before the rest (6)

22 Water co. forced to suffer humiliation (3,4)

24 Drop section of company on head at start (5)

25 It’s a case of we take over debt with bad smell (5)

26 See 8