WEEK­END CROSSWORD

The Scotsman - - NEWS DIGEST - By Derek Allen

ACROSS

1 Tick­ing? (9) 9 and 10 Over­come by strong emo­tion find­ing it dif­fi­cult to stand up (4,2,3,5)

11 In a daze a lo­tus-eater who is a fa­natic (6)

12 Drum­ming de­sign? (6) 14 Pro­ceed th­ese days to in­cite (4) 15 Halls used when a for­mal le­gal process has been cur­tailed (5) 16 Suf­fer­ing trance as a re­sult of drink? (6)

18 Diplo­mat’s se­cured miss­ing di­a­monds (7)

21 Not with me re­peat­edly re­mov­ing keep­sake (7) 24 Over­bal­anc­ing part put into words (6)

26 One who is legally re­lated (2-3) 30 Con­tin­u­ous dis­charge fol­low­ing lead­ing light (4)

31 Arous­ing ha­tred de­spite hav­ing prom­ises to pay after be­ing in the red (6) 32 and 33 Ram­bling tale about un­kempt ca­nine (6-3,5) 34 Get­ting out of jail, he, bib­li­cal prophet (6)

35 Not a union mem­ber (9)

DOWN

2 You can­not do this if it had not been warm pre­vi­ously (6) 3 In­for­ma­tion about knock­out in for­mer US ter­ri­tory (6)

4 Short at­tempt more com­pli­cated mak­ing one shud­der (6) 5 Fea­ture bright bunch of flow­ers (7) 6 Leave seed scat­tered round church (6)

7 Ken stole re­mark­able frame­work (8) 8 Coun­try with space on board? (9) 11 Last char­ac­ter hav­ing bet on Greek is­land (5)

13 No ha­bit­ual re­sponse com­ing from the ear (4)

17 Crop­per? (9)

19 Slow­coach gen­tly com­ing into land (8)

20 Ivy’s ev­er­green as­so­ciate at the present time (5)

22 Wine lake (4)

23 In­dex I’m re­vis­ing blended (5,2) 25 Hound one from an Asian coun­try (6)

27 Record, Ge­or­gia in­cluded one in ar­cade (6)

28 End of snow cover for three months (6)

29 Al­most fourth par­ry­ing po­si­tion in fenc­ing (6)

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