CRYP­TIC CROSS­WORD: NO. 28,172

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Across

1 Bal­ance cost in Europe be­ing re­or­gan­ised (12) 8 In­spi­ra­tional pas­sage? (7) 9 Car­ried on qui­etly, per­haps? (7) 11 Ac­tor Hardy tak­ing lead in In­cep­tion (7) 12 De­mand­ing euro’s scrapped af­ter neg­a­tive vote’s re­turned (7) 13 Power push pro­duc­ing witch hunt (5) 14 Al­most tense and hurt bear­ing or­deal (9) 16 Grass ac­cept­ing vil­lain’s re­gret back­ing sto­ry­teller (9) 19 Small prongs urg­ing rider’s steed ini­tially (5) 21 Shot – re­main in sack (7) 23 English meat and French ‘ap­pel­la­tion’ (7) 24 Pay for former wife, French dish squeez­ing one (7) 25 Cool iron lead­ing to oddly ran­dom blaze (7) 26 Chang­ing line elect­ing wit (12)

Down

1 Bank clerk in mid­dle of stick-up, look­ing greyer (7) 2 Coun­try leav­ing EU shower – start of Euro­pean state? (7) 3 Le­niency later on dis­pensed by Church (9) 4 Come-up­pance for Queen vir­tu­oso’s imi­ta­tion (5) 5 Rich, old and posh cov­ered with end­less wealth (7) 6 For­eign lady dressed up in sarong, I sup­pose (7) 7 De­tailed in­ter­est over les­son’s un­matched (12) 10 Spe­cial per­mis­sion over wear­ing fash­ion­able pants in­side (12) 15 Fi­nally dig­ging a hole within en­clo­sure? (9) 17 Spiked at­tach­ment’s trick to take on slope (7) 18 Fer­tiliser can’s tipped con­trolled amount (7) 19 Re­in­force part of post if fenc­ing (7) 20 A French red­head in stock­ings up­set by stal­lion (7) 22 Stay fit to sup­port daugh­ter (5)

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