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The Scotsman - - News Digest - DEREK ALLEN

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ACROSS

1 Way of print­ing be­hind the scenes (6)

4 Part of cam­era to move quickly be­long­ing to Leonard (4,4)

9 Bank counter (6)

10 Skil­fully in­cluded lady in a de­light­ful way (8) 12 Con­front orches­tra, or crit­ics (4,3,5) 15 Cross Rita tried mov­ing (9)

17 Match ri­val (5)

18 More ro­bust with money from Czech Repub­lic and Slo­vakia (5) 19 Sport­ingly com­ing to grips (9)

20 Two said cards go­ing round are frank and per­sonal (5,2,5)

24 He might fall for ac­tor (8)

25 Not big time (6) 26 Penny in river be­fore tide turns has to speed up (8)

27 Line of fat or lean right in­side meat (6)

DOWN

1 Fish got out swim­ming, they can­not be seen (3,2,5)

2 Com­pletely round (4,6)

3 Part of the time ven­ture hap­pen­ing (5) 5 Once very small frac­tion of hymn tune (3,9) 6 Term miner con­cocted for hi­lar­ity (9) 7 Com­pel Basil to in­clude is­land (4) 8 Bean ap­peared in story lad gave at in­ter­vals (4)

11 Or­der that needs to be ex­e­cuted! (5,7) 13 Sys­tem of courts in true Ju­daic fash­ion (10) 14 Stairs adorn com­part­ment for air­craft work­ers (6,4)

16 To the right, males Ed­ward pestered (9) 21 Stop first lift (5)

22 Lies float­ing in the sea (4)

23 Rub the other way gen­tly to pro­duce rude noise (4)

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