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1 Sym­bol of a mixed breed of small white dog (7,5) 9 Nat­u­ral healer and bar he made keel over (9) 10 Hav­ing his leader em­broiled in visa prob­lems is the de­stroyer for an In­dian (5) 11 Fa­ther made into ex­pert on the dou­ble (5) 12 Put to rest, set free to stick one’s oar in (9) 13 Share is­sue of the hour in hyp­notic state (7) 15 Do trams trans­port celebrity? (7) 17 Counts on play­ing conkers (7) 20 Print back num­bers of part­ner’s is­sue (7) 22 Talks about var­i­ous lo­ca­tions (9) 23 Pain to re­turn by pub­lic trans­port (5) 24 Cut back on chilblain oint­ment on the Greek is­lands (5) 25 Part of the team go­ing be­hind an­other’s back? (2,3,4) 26 Mu­sic maker in band with wind in­stru­ment (4,8) DOWN 1 Wine may spoil up­bring­ing, worse luck (7) 2 Let Latin leader re­duce ten­sions (5) 3 Im­pos­ing con­struc­tion left to dis­ap­pear in treach­er­ous ice field (7) 4 Sets tea out on tracts where it’s grown (7) 5 Re­ju­ve­nate ap­pear­ance, made surer by the kisser (9) 6 Al­lowance for bump­ing head into post (7) 7 Chart for lay­ing out a com­pli­ca­tion dur­ing trans­fu­sion (1,1,6) 8 Send for some of the mag­a­zine (4) 14 Pitch in with bar­rel-maker at peace, fi­nally (2-7) 16 Cleric had lit­tle rest, un­for­tu­nately (8) 18 Solo pas­sage of dance mys­ti­fied this coun­try (7) 19 Ev­ery con­trac­tion pinched af­ter heart was stripped in surgery (7) 20 Cream soothes tongue (7) 21 There­fore a post be­came more flat­ter­ing (7) 22 Al­ter­nat­ing band­width was an open­ing of mine (4) 23 Ride roughshod over trade or­gan­i­sa­tion (5)

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