Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 15/06/13

Saturday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Arriving about midday initially with the Parisian mix (9)

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6 InterCity (5)

9 Time right to have some wine (5)

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10 Self-important cities got agitated (9)

11 Make moves on board to restore matters (4,2,3,6)

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13 Chief in west had fund for campaign (3,5)

14 Commander with fancy hat for the lady (6)

16 Entice Leonard with internal trouble (4,2)

18 Bed but not breakfast, just a toilet perhaps (4,4)

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21 Webster using chimney before internet! (6-3,6)

23 Turned off man due to have ridiculed (4,3,2)

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25 I struggled clad in evergreen (5)

26 Round at the top (5)

27 From galley led out supposedly (9)

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1 Most upset it had been split (3-2)

2 Take action to be sure (4,7)

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3 Inside privy bushranger found shrub (3-4)

4 Rate gets revised for one that is bigger than the rest (8)

5 Oriental ran, ran away (6)

6 Posting large number who are sick (7)

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7 Clothier accepted fate (3)

8 Unavoidable requisite (9)

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12 Like hay perhaps, it has been settled beforehand (3,3,5)

13 Very famous Shakespearean Mel with flawed concoction (4-5)

15 One cannot be sure if one is this (8)

17 Our leader, before five, freed revolutionary who had been given too much to eat (7)

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19 Locating genes and putting them on the chart? (7)

20 Country lady following Rex (6)

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22 Damned healthy colour (5)

24 Mother, almost noble lady (3)

Friday’s solution

Across: 1 Miscodes, 5 Barges, 10 Contend, 11 Outflow, 12 Uncle, 13 Reportage, 14 Lettre de cachet, 17 Bash Street Kids, 21 Swallowed, 23 Pride, 24 Get down, 25 Olivier, 26 Singer, 27 Ogresses.

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Down: 1 Mock-up, 2 Sanicle, 3 Operettas, 4 Elderberry wine, 6 Aster, 7 Goliath, 8 Sawteeth, 9 Topple headlong, 15 Ask a price, 16 Abusages, 18 Smarten, 19 Dailies, 20 Beards, 22 Loose.

Last week’s solution

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Across: 1 Stable door, 7 Wade, 9 Eta, 10 Slow-witted, 11 Gape, 12 In succession, 15 Budget, 17 Littoral, 18 Perverse, 20 Rake in, 21 Every so often, 24 Used, 26 One another, 27 Eel, 28 Crew, 29 Detergents.

Down: 2 Talk, 3 Bowling over, 4 Elias, 5 Optical, 6 Red setter, 7 Wag, 8 Diplomatic, 13 Stockinette, 14 Supervisor, 16 Threshold, 19 Erodent, 22 Tenor, 23 Pest, 25 Dew.