WEEK­END CROSSWORD

The Scotsman - - News Digest - By Derek Allen

ACROSS

1 Mop daily re­placed dur­ing pe­riod of four years (8) 6 Ac­cu­sa­tion of as­sault? (6) 9 Turn aside from south­west ever chang­ing (6) 10 We siphon off drink here (4,4) 11 Real tor­ture at in­ter­vals (4) 12 Great danger ac­cord­ing to the Ital­ian (5) 13 Let us know about the tooth (4) 14 Spring fixed has been equipped with the nec­es­sary fea­tures (4-9) 17 Euro­pean sport? (6,7) 20 As well taking time to sound the horn (4) 22 Un­friendly at a dis­tance (5) 24 Abridged book, sec­ond-class is grave (4) 25 Make cu­ri­ous plot (8) 26 Wind film back that’s amaz­ing re­port­edly (6) 27 Inside bil­let half­pen­ny­worth that’s deadly (6) 28 Con­flict­ing on the other side (8)

DOWN

2 Non-in­tel­lec­tual’s sunken fore­head (7) 3 I’m a seller com­ing from port (9) 4 Freeze one tablet in mug (3,2) 5 Small amount of early morn­ing mois­ture (7) 6 Is able with mea­sure in Italy to pro­duce beans (9) 7 A sec­ond TV is some­thing ad­van­ta­geous (5) 8 Grum­bled when Ger­man was pro­voked (7) 15 Gabriel’s port (9) 16 Par­tic­i­pate in ro­ta­tion round Turkestan (4,5) 17 Moved im­pa­tiently for the most part for ruf­fle (7) 18 Cup­board love not far away (5,2) 19 English politi­cian dur­ing trial cre­ates storm (7) 21 It’s light and can be car­ried (5) 23 Fe­male hav­ing steak is an un­fash­ion­ably-dressed woman (5)

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