Scottish Daily Mail

GI­ANT CROSS­WORD

CRYP­TIC CLUES

- Sarah Vaughan · United States of America · Hoard

ACROSS

13 Set im­plied to be breaking road reg­u­la­tion (5,5) 14 Case for weapon lots here end­lessly bran­dished (7) 15 De­ceive top ac­tor per­form­ing (4,2) 16 Con­fused mass en­dure heat with sun out (6) 17 A TV news pre­sen­ter adopt­ing mid­dle of sofa in fu­ture (2,2,3) 18 Or­di­nary fe­male with fig­ure af­ter nine fre­quently (5) 19 This lot reg­u­larly de­tected slope (4) 20 Freely avail­able sort of panto (2,3) 21 Cus­tom for all to see be­fore spe­cial pe­riod (5) 22 Part­ing mes­sage of fel­low in swin­dle (3-3) 23 Penny with pained ex­pres­sion gets purse (5) 28 Sailor on scene at sea is lack­ing? (7) 30 Dash­ing hero is around first of gi­ants that’s mon­strous (7) 33 Find af­ter search cy­cling site in a sad state (5,4) 36 Talk at length? That’s per­fectly ac­cu­rate (4,2) 38 Avoid first woman clutch­ing poster (5) 39 Aban­don holiday (5) 40 Strik­ing group in be­gin­ning (6) 42 Worth found in former itin­er­ary (5) 43 Ex­cel­lent pair of sons sav­ing time for con­di­tion­ing? (7) 44 Se­duc­tive woman end­lessly re­peated phrase (6) 46 Bet­ting guide dis­heart­ened old duf­fers (4) 49 Ill-be­haved child runs into club (4) 51 Hous­ing area in Eastern coun­try (6) 53 Row to me off kil­ter in un­en­closed shower space (3,4) 55 Former pres­i­dent among friends tour­ing his home­land gets in­sults? (5) 59 Noise from a hooter af­ter an ex­plo­sion? (6) 60 Un­re­li­able type in the U.S. has bit of ce­real (5) 61 Footwear put by hot stall (5) 62 Re­port­edly in­spect bank or­der (6) 63 Role dubbed wrong, not right, for sleep­ing place (6,3) 65 Shun former English crick­eter (7) 66 Blue rod dis­lodged rock (7) 70 Foam in Scot­tish river slightly al­tered (5) 71 Gus and Ed ner­vously skirt male in blur? (6) 73 Hor­rify a friend about source of prob­lem (5) 75 A profit once more (5) 80 Hoard Ital­ian wine, noth­ing less (4) 82 Mis­take from fear first off (5) 83 Pe­riod with not many backed to re­ceive large fi­nan­cial aid (7) 84 Ve­hi­cle for de­par­ture? (6) 85 Bonus car­toon­ist re­jected (6) 86 Ben with­out book nears ter­ri­ble trap (7) 87 Un­de­cided doc­tor is wont to con­ceal opin­ion (2,3,5)

DOWN

1 Pee­vish­ness no­ticed around place (6) 2 Have wa­ter mostly for dis­tri­bu­tion in very warm spell (8) 3 Good Aus­tralian flier gets renown (5) 4 Ad­mis­sion by has-been in stale­mate (7) 5 Ro­bust sort ex­er­cised on new ground with­out drinks (6) 6 Com­pan­ion in back of dock has open­ing (5) 7 River plant (6) 8 Spy protests not half ag­i­tat­edly be­ing quar­rel­some (7) 9 Forte Bruce de­vel­oped show­ing sheer power (5,5) 10 Side with name be­set by crit­i­cism (5) 11 Worst lad get­ting drunk has fi­nal de­ci­sion (4,4) 12 Cool isle at in­ter­vals gets wind? (4) 24 Neat or­gan­iser? (7) 25 Sec­tion of play ob­served in au­di­ence (5) 26 Free film? (7) 27 Boat and car trans­ported cir­cus en­ter­tainer (7) 29 Cen­sure Bri­tish male for mix-up (5) 31 Artist is con­sumed by al­co­holic spirit or the ba­sis for it? (5) 32 Sed­i­ment still mostly dis­persed (4) 34 Stop side play­ing on street (6) 35 U.S. lawyer ap­pre­ci­ated facts (4) 37 Girl set out to get un­wanted part of meat? (7) 41 First sign of this for­eign cur­rency in bother (7) 45 Cup left to be raised with ex­tremes of hi­lar­ity (6) 47 Young hare with en­ergy shown in edited TV reel (7) 48 Group on re­turn has dis­ap­point­ment (7) 50 Pri­vate sol­dier ar­tic­u­lated bit­ter­ness (7) 52 Former English ac­tor in spell af­ter winter? (4) 54 Perch found in Trent so or­di­nary on re­flec­tion (5) 56 Dress­ing has a use pos­si­bly around col­lege (5) 57 For­bid one to work in surgery be­fore round (4) 58 Thing ice cream ven­dors use as unique piece of news? (5) 60 Meet freak ex­cited about start of rad­i­cally un­reg­u­lated trade (4,6) 64 Where one might see yel­low lines in­ci­den­tally? (2,3,3) 67 Bag Colin mis­placed in wooden hut (3,5) 68 Ap­ply one­self to speech (7) 69 Sec­re­tary snubbed char­ac­ter in artis­tic board? (7) 72 Cover cu­ri­ously new sort of mu­sic? (6) 74 Calm Con­ser­va­tive wearing woollen cloth (6) 76 Dines out around one like a diner in winter? (6) 77 Ex­cit­ing and un­usual day fol­low­ing am­bas­sador (5) 78 Change place for kneel­ing, we’re told (5) 79 Cast in air­port miss­ing lead­ing trio (5) 81 Re­gion in Asia reached (4)

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