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Across

6. In­com­pat­i­ble with Ce­cilia, no­ble’s wor­ried about rights (14) 9. Ar­ti­cle on bar­be­cue in se­ries about gar­dens (6) 10. Rus­sian play­wright caught tick (5,3) 11. Well-to-do worker caught virus in out­skirts of Frome (8) 13. Spu­ri­ous tale about new king’s chain (6) 15. Birds drop spe­cial mis­siles (6) 17. Shred note to fa­mous ar­chi­tect (4,2) 19. En­tirely in out­ly­ing parts of Toronto (2,4) 20. Lively piece of mu­sic won very old ex­am­i­na­tion (4,4) 22. Sup­port be­wil­dered Poles trav­el­ling round Amer­ica (8) 24. Old car­riage con­nects the Ty­rol and Augs­burg (6) 26. Poor state in crazy Carib bean plan in­volv­ing ura­nium (6,8)

Down

1. Mother got me kaolin and figs mixed as lax­a­tive (4,2,8) 2. Make drink from leaves in raised flower bed (4) 3. It’s hard to ob­tain small ve­hi­cle these days (6) 4. Free rad­i­cal leaves a ter­ri­ble mess (8) 5. Fire and plun­der (4) 7. Church in tiny ground ex­hibits in­tri­cate de­tail (6) 8. Pacify ex­cel­lent comic miss­ing a line? He dies af­ter it (4,10) 12. Un­pop­u­lar golfers ad­mit play­ing slowly (5) 14. Bal­let com­pany dances with bisons in Novosi­birsk (5) 16. Forester’s lady swal­lows over­doses (8) 18. TV’s Lee could be so­phis­ti­cated (6) 21. It’s kept by high­level lu­mi­nar­ies to write on (6) 23. Make duck against a novice here? (4) 25. Big flower means noth­ing to Egypt? It does (4)

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