WEEK­END CROSSWORD

The Scotsman - - NEWS DIGEST - By Derek Allen

ACROSS

1 First and last bts of caviar can’t be eaten out­side, that’s un­be­liev­able (10) 8 and 9 Take cov­ers off meat in club (5,5) 10 Walker found frisky lamb about to re­turn (6) 11 Pretty girl go­ing to the wall! (3-2) 13 News con­cern­ing wine (6) 14 Brother with fizzy drink ac­cepted it was mu­sic of the 1990s (7) 15 Al­most noon be­fore the due time (6) 17 and 20 Very fast in re­act­ing mak­ing light­ning sketch (5,2,3,4) 22 Re­main at home, do not go out­side (4,2) 24 Every­one in favour of toy (7) 26 In­dian chief in nurs­ery (6) 28 Of a re­gion of the Ama­zon Alice in­cluded (5) 30 Vir­ginia in tem­per will pil­lage (6) 31 and 32 Bat­tle so it is said (3,2,5) 33 Scenery in the shad­ows (10)

DOWN

1 Beng of­fen­sive it’s hurt­ing (8) 2 Item of fresh food (5) 3 Please hold in bondage (7) 4 Sur­pris­ingly vain man (4) 5 Tree or a small stream found in chim­ney (8) 6 No longer caught on the bot­tom dur­ing a tour (5) 7 Michael’s said to be re­belling pro­duc­ing con­fused jum­ble (3-2) 8 In­spect another name­less tank per­haps (6) 12 No­nen­tity’s mur­der al­ibi? (6) 16 Has re­moved tin refuse con­tainer (3-3) 18 View of coun­try with heart of gold (8) 19 Had not had suf­fi­cient wrongly re­funded (8) 21 As many as there are in sad dis­ar­ray in Texan city (6) 23 Thus with­out us oars­man be­comes bowler (7) 24 To fight out­side for treat­ment (5) 25 Fatty sort of cake? (5) 27 Some hypochon­driac or fun-lover found on is­land (5) 29 Sum­mon but not on brook (4)

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