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1 Very ef­fec­tively man­age to lad­der a pan­ti­hose near the pelvis (3,1,5,4) 10 Matches west­ern leader’s in­volve­ment in Nasser’s wars (7) 11 Film ex­pert faced Lon­don gallery (7) 12 Copied and put back in the cen­tre of Hyde Park (4) 13 Strange calf rooted out tree in farm (10) 15 Thought a lot of where last of the stones pelted down (8) 16 Del­i­cate pa­per weight fi­nally placed by can of worms (6) 19 En­rapt doc­tors with hole in one’s head (6) 20 Com­plaints about split­ting main pow­der room (8) 23 De­com­po­si­tion or dis­com­po­sure of stern notes (10) 25 Fish made a head spin (4) 27 Av­enue for parad­ing an un­con­vinc­ing Amer­i­can at­tor­ney (7) 28 Main­tain ad­vanc­ing years were fair to mid­dling (7) 29 Shot he fired in mis­take at part of one’s wardrobe (7,6) DOWN 2 Af­ter sun­set, toast am­bas­sador and draw one’s sword (9) 3 Fired some good ex­am­ple up (4) 4 New res­i­dent slipped in (8) 5 Patched up van parked out­side verges of lane (6) 6 Hangs inane mo­bile with a bit of mis­chief (10) 7 Paint­work was out of place (5) 8 Walk around Hol­ly­wood man­sion (6) 9 Head that is a head cov­er­ing (6) 14 Dis­hon­our to drive crazy around camp (10) 17 Mu­ti­lates elec­tric fan (9) 18 Read­ies swad­dling for arms bro­ken in traf­fic ac­ci­dent (3,5) 19 The art move­ment writ­ing on the wall (6) 21 Pre­sented in sev­eral tiers (6) 22 Swarm over naked diver and move off (6) 24 Dog catcher’s fi­nally poked in the rear (5) 26 Like en­trance to be brief and en­thu­si­as­tic (4)

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