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7. The church­man is into taber­na­cle riches (6) 8. Un­der­stood it be­came pop­u­lar (6,2) 9. Gary isn’t ex­cited it’s fish (8) 10. Pu­ri­tan up­set at los­ing a high­way­man (6) 11. They’re linked with moun­tain ranges (6) 12. Dis­miss pests, they’re blaz­ing crim­i­nals (8) 14. Shy cops can be­come mad­men (7) 16. One red spy could be spindly (7) 19. The Royal Navy is be­hind the com­pany com­plaint to get some­thing to eat (4,4) 21. Stafford­shire re­duced the crooks (6) 22. A meal for the oth­ers around the Māori set­tle­ment (6) 24. Pubs hold sin­gles for the no­ble­woman (8) 25. Heaps of beat­ings (8) 26. Dan­gers of bro­ken pli­ers (6)

DOWN 1. Bun­gles hold­ing fifty marks (8) 2. For­eign money I scru­ti­nise for an or­der (10) 3. Looks down on the start of se­vere foot-sores (6) 4. Flat­ter with a wild­flower that loses colour ini­tially (6,2) 5. The Norse God gets the last of the Port El­iz­a­beth gold (4) 6. Heather ad­mits work is run­ning smoothly (6) 8. To with­draw in tears? (3,3) 13. Im­po­lite­ness caused by in­sane

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