Su­per Cryptic Clues

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Across

1. In­tend to re­mem­ber (4,2,4) 6. Bird that pro­duces the odd egg (4)

10. At home in the role of the evil­doer (7) 11. Heav­ens! One’s cast in it as an Ital­ian! (7)

12. Do take lessons in the big hall (9)

13. Get off with dif­fi­culty for a break, we’re told (5)

14. In my be­lief, the fel­low has a smash hit (5)

15. Why you couldn’t see the yawn­ing ditch in the park? (5,4)

17. Leaves when you box the ears in­side (6,3)

20. While Ena’s play­ing about, the rain is com­ing closer (5)

21. Dec­o­ra­tion from which the Cock­ney de­rives ex­cite­ment (5)

23. Used an old plot I re­hashed with the edi­tor (9)

25. Be­cause ‘14 Across’ is hold­ing it crum­pled up (7)

26. On the road a bird won’t want to at­tract its at­ten­tion (4-3)

27. Sounds like ‘a great deal’and it means ‘a lot’ (4)

28. Hav­ing a rot­ten head for clear think­ing? (5-5)

Down

1. Giv­ing in the bath a vo­cal ren­der­ing that’s dev­as­tat­ing (5)

2. Len can drive Eva round to see him (9)

3. It’s much bet­ter than ‘study­ing else­where’ (2,7,5)

4. Be­ing a bit up­set, one might walk into it un­awares (7)

5. Gen­tle shake the fig­ure in­side will ig­nore (7)

7. A fat or­der the same morn­ing is lost (5)

8. Passes the open sake round (9)

9. A den­tist must not go too far (4,4,2,4)

14. Don’t de­lude your­self about what the mir­ror dis­closes? (4,5)

16. Meant to change a lit­tle the in­te­rior of the home (9)

18. With ‘drove mad’ I had ex­ag­ger­ated (7)

19. To get a clap, I re-write so it’s up-to-date (7)

22. Write up in the ar­ti­cle, but it’s no good (5)

24. A fear that again the fa­ther con­ceals (5)

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