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Cryptic clues

ACROSS

1. Ship’s of­fi­cer the di­vorcee mar­ried? (6,4) 7. En­core in France once more (5) 8. Heart­ened when loudly com­mended (7) 10. Stayed, although es­corted out of place (8) 11. Per­mit is re­quired in Vir­ginia (4) 13. Hor­ri­bly amused by the pet­ri­fy­ing type (6) 15. Sort of medicine pro­vid­ing pro­tec­tion for the orig­i­na­tor (6) 17. Re­coil from what pun­ters do (4) 18. As a lit­er­ary pot-pourri, it’s cheap (8) 21. The cav­alry sur­round­ing a group of at­tack­ers (7) 22. Kind of boom in which coins be­come in­volved (5) 23. Af­fir­ma­tions meant to be mod­i­fied in tri­als (10)

DOWN

1. The sort of case used for the flight (5) 2. The op­po­site to what talk­ers do! (8) 3. Atomic pieces dis­in­te­grate in clue (6) 4. Come across a rhyme for 20 (4) 5. Rev­o­lu­tion­ary means of get­ting power (7) 6. His prod­ucts may be near at hand­for the present time (10) 9. In­dulge in some phys­i­cal ex­er­cise, as the con­vict will! (2,1,7) 12. A kind of hal­berd for there­sis­tance fighter (8) 14. Refuse to go through the cases (7) 16. Busy Lizzie, the heal­ing agent (6) 19. Weather sig­nals pro­vided by an in­di­vid­ual in the Civil Ser­vice (5) 20. Cat­tle undi­min­ished in strength (4)

Quick clues

ACROSS

1. Ex­per­i­men­tal cut (10) 7. Hang in the air (5) 8. Cap­tain (7) 10. Im­peril (8) 11. Wealth (4) 13. Scoffed (6) 15. Ex­am­ple (6) 17. Vault (4) 18. Dais (8) 21. Miner (7) 22. Faint (5) 23. Great merit (10)

DOWN

1. Plunged (5) 2. Run­ner (8) 3. Re­li­gious fes­ti­val (6) 4. Slen­der (4) 5. Weigh down (7) 6. Un­emo­tional (10) 9. Cul­ti­va­tion (10) 12. Throw over­board (8) 14. In­tri­cate (7) 16. Flow­ery (6) 19. Sea-air (5) 20. Long (4)

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