Scottish Daily Mail

GIANT CROSSWORD

CRYPTIC CLUES

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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)

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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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