Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 28/09/2012

Friday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Court division by taking risk on railway (8)

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5 Faces up to Native American warriors (6)

10 In springtime I bed fruit tree (7)

11 See your first friend acting with devotion (7)

12 Snares set by Greek city state return without conclusion (5)

13 Position oneself near to tie that’s askew (9)

14 Maintained loon disposed to belonging to particular religious congregation (14)

17 Extinct species are seen in a dream (4,2,3,5)

21 Star chore performed by Clydesdale, perhaps (9)

23 The Greek’s taken time out from mark of Cain (5)

24 Method of payment freezes delivery of ancient manuscripts (7)

25 I sin, nor can be loosed when fettered (2,5)

26 Sophistication of east European (6)

27 Act as beast of burden, hanging around when hotel opens - what a sauce! (8)

DOWN

1 Continent’s social stratum based around original hatred (6)

2 Publicise RAF’s revision with final price as cost of flight (7)

3 Sticks up toes in grass (9)

4 Judge significant how much is paid for using money (4,2,8)

6 Light upon synthetic fibre (5)

7 Crook found in house at home (7)

8 What do you know? It’s a nightmare on circuit to give a friendly greeting (3,5)

9 Last month I bred English stallion “Supreme Wish” (8,6)

15 Metal worker flattens out legend, they say (9)

16 What judge fatally puts on for singer (8)

18 Rustled up recipe for apple pastry (7)

19 The French stable hand needs space to stretch out (7)

20 Slave at upmarket American college ends up changing political allegiance (6)

22 Journalists one takes for a ride? (5)