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8 Fruit that is two feet long (6)

9 I spy peel un­for­tu­nately, which

gives me the jit­ters (8) 10 Un­der­wear of Bri­tish okes around and about - in other words ... (8)

11 ... strangers lodge in tran­sit

cen­tre (6)

12 Laagers pro­tect em­ploy­ment on UFS and Tukkies grounds (8)

13 Head care­fully first on to large - very large - movie screen (6)

14 River fowl no empty prom­ises

(7)

17 South African leader was first man (and first Kape­naar) to agree (4,3)

20 Smell dis­ease in rub­bish (6) 22 “No man is i...” - deliri­ous

wake­ful­ness (8)

25 Frolic and have a flut­ter, say

(6)

26 Fare left in large Ital­ian, all

il­lu­mi­nated (8) 27 Pres­sures grooms about

you (8)

28 Plays as tot first ap­pears (6)

Down

1 Sully and seethe about one

match (8)

2 Puke ter­ri­bly with record

main­te­nance (6)

3 Hopes for a wife, a reg­u­lar IQ

test! (6)

4 Carry on with spir­ited

mol­ly­cod­dling of sib­ling (7) 5 Fol­low­ing pop­u­lar party,

press­man is spon­sored (8)

6 If I (Ms) and men mixed in­ter­change­ably, this would be pro­mot­ing gen­der equal­ity (8) 7 Lan­guage a bal­lad in

ap­pre­ci­a­tion (6)

15 Spring­bok neigh­bour might

take a worker qui­etly (8) 16 Dog I reg­is­ter as ‘boxer’ (8) 18 Love dress (in a Large) - it’s

unique (8)

19 Enig­matic Sufi fed on spread

(7) 21 You ‘man­aged’ Amer­i­can’s

heav­enly body? (6) 23 Poor at­tempt to wel­come

queer (6)

24 Ris­ing edge about swirling

dam wa­ter (6)

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