Cryptic crossword - The Scotsman 30/03/13

Saturday’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1 Way I state to be orderly (10)

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7 Rear part of body popular again (4)

9 Nine months in the affirmative (3)

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10 Tracing drama with corgi developing (10)

11 Spectators’ entrance (4)

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12 Where bolt comes from unexpectedly (3,2,3,4)

15 Prohibit an Australian fruit (6)

17 Husband inside greatly troubled with apathy (8)

18 Sign of evil rediscovered at Thebes (3,5)

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20 Against fellow swindler, one with persuasive way of talking (6)

21 Whisky from Elgin, orange variety maiden included (12)

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24 Man coming 7 across from the provinces (4)

26 Crazy fun with festoon when mentally unhinged (3,4,3)

27 Second person included in pay-out (3)

28 French cheese that is British first (4)

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29 One entering joining up for military service (10)

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2 Impetuosity of tailless animal (4)

3 Hotel has copy compound (11)

4 Dexterous not having a legal claim (5)

5 Despite being meticulous, split car fuel (7)

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6 Sluggish as a result of putting vaccine on a twitch (9)

7 Reserve container (3)

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8 Felix, thief, one is extremely nimble (3-7)

13 Difficult problem Brian solved before Teresa struggled (11)

14 The bolivar exchanged for a biscuit (4-6)

16 Similar correspondent (9)

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19 Dicky, a fluter was crying (7)

22 Spirits had info before eleven (5)

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23 Regretting stopping short — bankruptcy (4)

25 Whisky or some sherry expected (3)

Friday’s solution

Across: 1 A going concern, 10 Handclasp, 11 Lethe, 12 Bayonet, 13 Sealant, 14 Glazed, 16 Oriental, 18 Interval, 20 Usurer, 23 Truffle, 24 Imaging, 26 Rasta, 27 Duodecimo, 28 Ascentiontide.

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Down: 2 Gunny, 3 Incense, 4 Giants, 5 Opposers, 6 Collage, 7 Retractor, 8 The big picture, 9 Fertile region, 15 Altruists, 17 Laser dot, 19 Reflate, 21 Sparest, 22 Gigolo, 25 Iliad.

Last week’s solution

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Across: 1 At a pinch, 6 Corpse, 9 Atonic, 10 American, 11 Amah, 12 Ethic, 13 Mail, 14 Countenancing, 17 Overelaborate, 20 Beck, 22 Ruler, 24 Oven, 25 Filipino, 26 Sierra, 27 Ogress, 28 Downtown.

Down: 2 Totemic, 3 Penthouse, 4 Niche, 5 Heathen, 6 Crescendo, 7 Reign, 8 Sharing, 15 The brains, 16 In a moment, 17 Opening, 18 All told, 19 Eyebrow, 21 Knife, 23 Resew.