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ACROSS

1 Re­lay for ex­am­ple pam­phlet about king, un­wa­ver­ing (5,5)

6 Home among af­ford­able houses (4)

9 Com­poser not out to pro­duce de­fen­sive work (7)

10 Vir­tu­ous af­ter farce, ig­nor­ing curve of thigh (7)

12 Ad­mis­sion to min­istry in speech cov­er­ing racket (10)

13 Name type of mu­sic (3)

15 Cat turn­ing to look around church (6)

16 Put line into ac­tion, back­ing dra­matic works (8)

18 Quickly and qui­etly stop­ping sweet dance (4-4)

20 Play leader of trea­sure hunt (6)

23 Sleuth dis­count­ing even char­ac­ters in clique (3)

24 Place oc­cu­pied by trav­eller with in­flu­ence, end­lessly fa­mous (10)

26 Boat be­gin­ning to chug about af­ter chang­ing fuel (7)

27 Rev­o­lu­tion­ary sur­rounded by equip­ment want­ing a cause (7)

28 Im­pres­sion given by nurse af­ter ex­change of tips (4)

29 Crinkly blan­ket put away, se­cured by string (10)

DOWN

1 Cut­ting open­ing, cut­ting open­ing (4)

2 Part of speech mostly on sect, not half hos­tile (7)

3 Con­stantly chang­ing ideals, cook ru­ined im­age (13)

4 Mi­nor verse? Part of it, el­e­vated, holds an­swer (6)

5 Ba­sic name for un­set­tled prob­lems (2-6)

7 Get old, en­thralling book on free con­tract (7)

8 De­lay­ing ac­tion amid strain is one sup­ported by coach? (10)

11 Greedy in­di­vid­ual in health club raised fric­tion (5-8)

14 See chaos feud sadly al­lowed (10)

17 State busi­ness with ex­pres­sion of dis­may over trou­ble (8)

19 Bunting in quan­tity put up in N African port (7)

21 Distressed, hav­ing clashed with artist for noth­ing (7)

22 Guide peo­ple over hill (6)

25 Pro­duced re­sis­tance, hav­ing lie-in? (4)

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