CRYP­TIC CROSS­WORD

The Scotsman - - News Digest - DEREK ALLEN

ACROSS

1 Shop­keeper, she heard bra had been re­fash­ioned (11)

9 Short ro­mance (9)

10 Su­pe­rior of­fi­cer? (5)

11 Em­peror found head zookeeper in ve­hi­cle (4)

12 Princess, one in port (10)

14 Scratch many a reg­u­la­tion (4)

15 Leave its cab­bala trans­formed (10) 19 Risked hav­ing come to a con­clu­sion full of wrath (10)

20 Record I see, say, or film (4)

21 One at a time in the un­mar­ried records (6,4) 23 Mil­lions have cut down (4)

25 Sit on heels dur­ing sec­ond half of verse (5) 27 I clean out in or­der to in­ject (9)

28 At home I fade away de­spite be­ing early (5,2,4)

DOWN

1 What to do with glove to be in­volved (4,1,4,2) 2 There’s no fight­ing in for­ti­fi­ca­tion that’s a huge struc­ture (4)

3 Get one’s own back at ate­lier strug­gling (9) 4 Be­tween two good­byes I leave (1,4) 5 Benev­o­lence of our race (8)

6 Rule by king re­ceiv­ing Ger­man ap­proval on the way up (3)

7 Un­cle icy about one-wheeler (8)

8 Lady in chair­man’s clutches (4) 13 Cope with er­ratic move­ment to give in re­turn (11)

16 Hurry away when game is sub­stan­dard (6,3)

17 Al­lowed to break si­lence on day one (8) 18 Un­dress Sam get­ting un­duly hot in­side (8) 21 Find out about loi­ter­ing with in­tent (4) 22 Fred­er­ick about one did some cook­ing (5) 24 Stir it up for South Amer­i­can In­dian (4) 26 States ini­tially (1,1,1)

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