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Seat of the Duke of Roxburghe (6,6)

Iso­lated Munro in Perthshire (12)

Mer­lot is a pop­u­lar one (3,4)

Cap­i­tal of the High­lands (9)

Field­ing po­si­tion near bats­man (3,4)

Scots­man Wil­liam Hunter, 1718-83, was one (9)

Straight lines from cir­cle’s cen­tre to cir­cum­fer­ence (5)

In prosody, an­other term for “rime riche” (4,5)

Ger­man town that hosts an­nual Wag­ner fes­ti­val (8)

The -------- Lights of Old Aberdeen (8)

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Bone in lower part of hip (7)

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------Yel­low, song by Dono­van (6)

Trace of ear­lier paint­ing be­neath layer on can­vas (10)

Res­i­dent of coun­try whose cap­i­tal is Reyk­javik (9) Shoul­der blade (7) Film in which Dustin Hoff­man plays a wo­man (7)

Study of weather and cli­mate (11)

Par­rot, Psit­ta­cus eritha­cus (7,4)

Bury the quar­rel (7)

Sort of swim­ming pool found at, eg, Gourock (4-3)

Quentin ---------, film di­rec­tor (9)

One mean­ing of the ab­bre­vi­a­tion “ms” (10)

Plas­ter used to coat walls or make mould­ings (6)

Name of four kings of Scot­land (7)

Hor­mone pro­duced in the pan­creas (7)

1985 com­edy film set in Scot­land (8,7)

Bill --------, Scot­tish ac­tor and nar­ra­tor (8)

Ital­ian for “num­ber one” (6,3)

Span­ish white wine re­gion (5)

A row of evenly spaced col­umns, of­ten sup­port­ing a roof (9)

An­other term for a Greek (7)

The ---------Broth­ers, Scot­tish mu­si­cal duo (9)

Peter -------, singer whose hits in­clude Sledge­ham­mer (7)

Post held by Carol Ann Duffy (4,8)

River in Ed­in­burgh (5,2,5)

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Savoury snack made in An­gus (6,6)

The ---/---- of Thread­nee­dle Street, the Bank of Eng­land (3,4)

In­for­mal term for an­i­mal with one or two horns on its nose (5)

Sheep as­so­ci­ated with High­land Clear­ances (7) Scot­tish 12-a- side game (6) City whose res­i­dents are called Scousers (9)

Wo­man’s loose-fit­ting un­der­gar­ment (7)

Na­tional --------- Act, first one was in 1911 (9) Large spi­ral bass tuba (7) Math­e­mat­i­cal term of­ten short­ened to “log” (9)

Is­land fa­mous for whisky (5)

Cal­cu­lat­ing de­vice in­vented by Scot born in 1550 (7,5)

What T stands for in Scot­tish mu­sic or­gan­i­sa­tion TMSA (11)

English monarch, cousin of Mary, Queen of Scots (9)

An­cient Greek statue in the Lou­vre (5,2,4)

Texan city named in Tony Christie hit (8)

They look like small or­anges (11)

Per­son who chairs Kirk’s Gen­eral As­sem­bly (9) Any word of four let­ters (9) Term for a boat such as the Vi­tal Spark (6)

Type of ring orig­i­nally used as a seal (6)

Field in which the Wright broth­ers were pioneers (8)

In bi­ol­ogy, a struc­ture with a spe­cific func­tion in a cell (9)

Scot­tish ------------, league Hibs cur­rently top (12)

French na­tional hol­i­day on July 14 (8,3)

Games held in Glas­gow in 2014 (12)

De­vice that pro­duces elec­tric­ity from sun’s rays (5,4)

The Brontë --------- Mu­seum in Ha­worth (9)

She fore­saw the de­struc­tion of Troy (9)

Art -------, move­ment that emerged in 1890s (7)

Crea­ture in Gar­den of Eden (7)

Mu­sic di­rec­tion, at a brisk speed (7)

Language spo­ken in Kenya, Tan­za­nia, etc (7)

Ger­ald ------, car­toon­ist and il­lus­tra­tor (6)

Ste­wart -----, chair­man of Aberdeen FC (5)

Prize won by Alexan­der Flem­ing (5)

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