Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 14/01/14

Tuesday’s puzzle...

14/01/14
14/01/14

ACROSS

1 They pick candidate at door, since table in disarray (9,5)

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9 Offence puts these when it provides evidence (5,2)

Monday's solution

10 Fellow living in eastern England sees creature mistaken for mermaid (7)

11, 12 and 13 Hedge your bets about malfunctioning calculator (4,5,2,2)

16 Create mess when learner’s immersed in something very sticky (7)

17 Cut out tax (6)

19 Communications that may be composed with a smile (6)

22 Pour scorn on pain - get up and go! (7)

25, 26 and 27 Inveigh against being off one’s head on drug that cuts across the country fast (4,5,4)

30 The woman has two articles to retract (7)

31 Transport up mountain if kilts are swinging (3-4)

32 Propose to beg (2,2,6,4)

DOWN

1 Corrects and tides over after advance on pay (8)

2 Give scope for parasites in three-quarters of the world (7)

3 Opportunity for change of direction in Tories’ unique selling point (4)

4 32 stories about fairy creatures (7)

5 Delegate joins me in one assembly (7)

6 Is in possession of dresses when girl leaves (4)

7 Sailors figure in viewing statistics (7)

8 Put on trial, you are initially irritable (5)

14 Bitter and dry, with cold reception (5)

15 It’s rare saint who says he’s not able (5)

18 Here clot managed to put outfit back on (8)

20 Generator got name for spinning round (7)

21 Chicken dish that engineers eat first (7)

22 Happy to be let out after end of camp (7)

23 Loud, clear sound produced in carol (7)

24 Selected French object (5)

28 First union holds a knock-out (4)

29 Discover penalty has been exacted, according to announcement (4)