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Across

1 Shop around for a well-known spice (4) 3 Scur­ries south with out­door en­thu­si­asts (8)

9 More cheesy, or con­tain­ing more ker­nels? (7)

10 Want­ing no more bad dates! (5)

11 Po­lice depart­ment eat­ing and mak­ing oth­ers do so (5-7) 13 Dark and aban­doned dober­mans roamed (6)

15 Mild re­gent led with­out see­ing red (6) 17 Clean up act – be kind of in­tol­er­a­ble (12) 20 Shape-shifted on stage (5)

21 Poor runt was not in at­ten­dance (7) 22 Least dense boxes set out (8)

23 Bit of sweat al­ways be­gins in bed (4)

Down

1 Anti-war cam­paigner seen out­side Pa­cific out­post (8)

2 In­sur­ers with­out sin are more con­fi­dent (5) 4 You can do it head­long or life­long? (6)

5 I’m up­set and de­pressed! En­ter­prise was a catas­tro­phe! (12) 6 What di­nosaurs are (or used to be) can be seen with type of scan (7)

7 Ally dies, un­for­tu­nately (4)

8 Make re­dun­dant party snacks into lit­tle ex­plo­sives (12) 12 In­deed, dar­ing stunt is bested (8)

14 Mona main­tained tan in Big Sky Coun­try (7) 16 Ernie’s mate has re­moved in­te­rior bunks (6)

18 Loud boos be­come cheers when this is around (5)

19 Father is on board for health re­sorts (4)

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