Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman

Saturday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Have difficulty taking photos or solving problems (15)

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9 Throw out Oriental about to enter plane (5)

10 Musical theme Tim and Violet arranged (9)

11 Another going round, not round capital city (6)

12 Film real determination (4,4)

14 Dock one of 1 down at all times (4)

15 Prominent once albeit disguised (10)

18 Ruins set aside in Malay Archipelago (4,6)

19 Lady returned unchanged (4)

21 Shyness could be intimidatory struggling without Nora (8)

23 Superior light found in river (2,4)

25 Like best craftsman? (2,3,4)

26 Being pulled forward from the east (2,3)

27 Giant glory holes removed from long room (8-7)

DOWN

1 Quiz score (6,9)

2 Roofing expenses? (9)

3 Deceive Raymond after Elizabeth (6)

4 Lady in hostel languishing (4)

5 Tale of terror unlikely to affect one who is bald (4-6)

6 Coming from home, term designed for electrical instrument (8)

7 Resident physician endlessly offers cover (5)

8 Reveal intention to donate match (4,3,4,4)

13 Ample stock on the railway (5-5)

16 Upholstered bench they alternatively used after feast (9)

17 Stew from part of USA in days of first settlers! (4,4)

20 About to wind spring backwards (6)

22 Underground car (5)

24 Ice in November growing (4)

Friday’s solution

Across: 1 Chancery, 5 Braves, 10 Apricot, 11 Loyally, 12 Traps, 13 Orientate, 14 Denominational, 17 Lost to the world, 21 Carthorse, 23 Sigma, 24 Codices, 25 In irons, 26 Polish, 27 Bechamel.

Down: 1 Chaste, 2 Airfare, 3 Cocksfoot, 4 Rate of interest, 6 Rayon, 7 Villain, 8 Say hello, 9 Ultimate desire, 15 Ironsmith, 16 Blackcap, 18 Strudel, 19 Legroom, 20 Vassal, 22 Hacks.

Last week’s solution

Across: 1 Blanket, 5 Cowherb, 9 Take a turn for the, 10 Lynx, 11 Chelsea bun, 13 Overcoat, 14 Cave in, 16 Better, 18 Asbestos, 21 Irrational, 22 Vino, 24 Age of discretion, 25 Noticed, 26 Analyst.

Down: 1 Battle of Britain, 2 Askance, 3 Knap, 4 Touchpad, 5 Candle, 6 Wholesaler, 7 Eatable, 8 Bee in one’s bonnet, 12 Scientific, 15 Estancia, 17 Torment, 19 Trinity, 20 Copied, 23 Jena.