CRYP­TIC CROSS­WORD

The Scotsman - - News Digest - ROS SHERARD

ACROSS

1 Fail to take ad­van­tage of young lady in the hay (4,1,5) 6 It’s un­de­ni­able that open­ings for all can tum­ble (4) 10 One hun­dred plus end score re­placed grad­ual build-up (9) 11 Gas with­out get­ting started on in­sid­ers vo­cab­u­lary (5) 12 Shell out for ev­ery de­posit that’s brit­tle (6) 13 Pack with­out shirt, put on ice, that’ll be enough (7) 15 Beg valet to make soup, us­ing last cour­gette and car­rot (9) 18 Con­duct search into tex­tile thick­ness (5) 19 Boy in­volved in at­tack is in fren­zied state (5) 21 Memo with ar­ti­cle in­serted as to what’s left (9) 23 In­sulin, for in­stance, can trans­form mo­ron he once was (7) 24 French­man tak­ing girl in won­der­land in spite (6) 27 Drug-in­duced ex­pe­ri­ence, fol­lowed by an­other drug, is rub­bish (5) 28 Gut, per­haps, needed for part of large mu­si­cal in­stru­ment (5,4) 29 Cot­tage, for ex­am­ple, fi­nally de­mol­ished_ it’s here in black and white (4) 30 Clerks lock up drug deal­ers (3-7)

DOWN

1 Pre­tend to make fun of (4) 2 Ara­bian king­dom in which that girl took de­gree (5) 3 Nine-act play is of his­tor­i­cal in­ter­est (7) 4 Fluid marathon fin­ish­ing in New York (5) 5 Mem­ber go­ing from one side to the other may be enough to set off se­cu­rity alarm (9) 7 In a state of dis­tress when had guns ie dis­turbed (9) 8 It car­ries coal for lo­co­mo­tive en­ergy, giv­ing lov­ing at­ten­tion (6,4) 9 Rab­bit on about lat­tice food (6) 14 How sol­diers left the trenches was too ex­treme (4,3,3) 16 Be read­ing about ma­te­rial used for coat (9) 17 Pro­peller needed for push south, per­haps (9) 20 Medics con­vey the speaker in un­manned air­craft (6) 22 One’s ter­ri­tory to the south of Shet­land, say (7) 24 Not face down in study (3,2) 25 Be in agree­ment with en­try to pitch I’m evolv­ing (5) 26 Reaction to salmon river is ca­sual ‘aye’s (4)

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