Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 18/09/14

Thursday’s puzzle...

18/09/14

ACROSS

1 Picaroon arranged to take copper back, having an abundant supply (10)

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9 Lawsuit prosecuted by some people again (4)

Wednesday's solution

10 Stable firm sure to think things over (10)

11 Had control of detectives, having high rank (6)

12 Maintains stocks in ancient strongholds (5)

15 Pass over many to get fit (5)

18 Did doctor get round to look over some drivel? (5)

19 Mean to speak out for a long time (7)

20 At first reading, one writer may bear fruit (5)

21 Is it sharp practice for a German woman to adopt daughter? (5)

22 Manage to function in a theatre (7)

23 Book on dramatic ruler is far from clear (5)

24 Dances about in a square, elsewhere (5)

26 Present complete broadcast, pure and simple (5)

29 Sport for workers with one club (6)

31 Goes off to Saturn, as spacemen (10)

32 Leaders of demos, once could know how to cut them short (4)

33 Basic 13 down had a track to follow (10)

DOWN

2 Is under an obligation to get round three directions (4)

3 Is one’s organisation full of old rumours? (6)

4 Hesitate to obstruct a dry-run (5)

5 Start to prepare path for jet to get smooth finish (5)

6 Insists one’s reluctant to lose energy (5)

7 Will the voters choose to get round to count? (10)

8 Comes down, long before fateful day, getting overwhelming victories (10)

13 Is constituent in his natural surroundings? (7)

14 Record over a jazz fan, in the end, to appease him (7)

15 Fuss over old bard having right platforms, in the main (10)

16 Appearing in paper, etc, upset trainee (10)

17 Garrison some soldiers at a country house (5)

18 Delay, in fact, made ferry sink (5)

25 A strolling vagabond, at night, we hear (6)

26 University’s taking a long time, in a manner of speaking (5)

27 Little bird left Europe for good reason (5)

28 Hereabouts, praise Joey’s enthusiasm, initially (5)

30 Teacher had very little time. What a to-do (4)