Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 15/02/2014

Saturday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Experiencing difficulties near beach perhaps (2,3,5)

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7 Exam that’s international (4)

9 Leaves going to pot (3)

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10 One’s in the bag with Susan getting free shares (5,5)

11 Carriage and pair in the morning (4)

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12 Animal from Skye runs home on the rampage (6,6)

15 Resurrects bras and panties? (6)

17 Heavenly oriental article has genuine finish (8)

18 First-class pupil (8)

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20 In river used variety that was spurious (6)

21 Remote chance that it is not a local telephone call (4-8)

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24 I see ‘e’s accompanying Cornwall saint (4)

26 Totally nude (10)

27 Fitting in the captain (3)

28 Extremely irritable? (4)

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29 Rebel with dryer (sic) sort of wine (10)

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2 Steal from police station (4)

3 Locks up perhaps, it is terrifying (4-7)

4 Toss her in river (5)

5 Item of clothing some cut out (7)

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6 Mishap set at sea, in this? (9)

7 Potentially cold bath feature (3)

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8 Touchy way to concluded a deal (5,5)

13 Aggregation of neurons never getting upset with recent changes (5,6)

14 Nude lovers moving about still not settled (10)

16 Group mention point south first (9)

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19 Rodney went round gallery, went round and round (7)

22 Man not left right in the country (5)

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23 Type of hug one can tolerate (4)

25 Oddly scary, we hear (3)

Friday’s solution

Across: 8 Dispatch, 9 Tax cut, 10 Warren, 11 Fitfully, 12 Peru, 13 Over the top, 15 Kinetic, 17 Feigned, 20 Setting off, 22 Vaux, 24 Jumpsuit, 26 Chalet, 27 Stucco, 28 Idolater.

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Down: 1 Fixate, 2 Aperture, 3 Stentorian, 4 Chuffed, 5 At it, 6 Exhume, 7 Bulldoze, 14 The X Factor, 16 Equity, 18 Giveaway, 19 Foxtail, 21 Topics, 23 Uneven, 25 Upon.

Last week’s solution

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Across: 1 Neck and neck, 9 Rock music, 10 Track, 11 Skew, 12 Difficulty, 14 Lark, 15 Galvanised, 19 Apron-stage, 20 Vino, 21 Preferable, 23 Amos, 25 Gamit, 27 Benbecula, 28 Down-to-earth.

Down: 1 Nuclear-free, 2 Como, 3 assailant, 4 Decaf, 5 Enticing, 6 Kea, 7 Brasilia, 8 Okay, 13 Lossiemouth, 16 Vigilante, 17 Doomsday, 18 Undertow, 21 Pogo, 22 Abbot, 24 Beer, 26 Mad.