Guardian cryp­tic cross­word

The Guardian - Journal - - Puzzles - No 27,560 set by Pi­ca­roon

Across

5 Old mag­is­trate drops stone in kitchen ap­pli­ance (6)

6 Dolly’s hit one boy em­brac­ing an­other (6)

9 On­set of jit­ters, be­cause on port wines (6)

10 So­ci­ety not fully open about joint ruler’s rank (8)

11 Leader of Labour’s in touch? That’s a shock (4)

12 Su­perb, en­chant­ing joke’s swapped for £1,000 (10)

13 Ex­pose sporty Amer­i­can ob­served get­ting tricked (11) 18 Tak­ing rights away from ob­scure fel­low mostly fak­ing clothes (10) 21 Horse which is val­ue­less (4) 22 At work, I muse job is to ex­pand (8)

23 Mag­is­trate tour­ing great old city, one in In­dia (6)

24 River bird’s a source of mu­sic (6) 25 In France, set­ter’s with man — a left-wing leader (6)

Down

1 Erotic writer stands out for every­one in Asian art (8)

2 Jack and mates scrapped this? (6) 3 What writer seeks, only in small quan­tity (3,5)

4 Ve­hi­cle, face­tiously a Rus­sian plane? (3,3)

5 Ves­sel smug­gling crude oil — it’s an in­side job (6) 7 Prophet and pil­grim the French sent to heaven (6)

8 Scheme with lies when play­ing darts, say (11)

14 One aban­dons le­gal bind­ing area of be­lief (8)

15 Or­dered wood­worker to cut back in last stage (8)

16 Sunny and warm month, day keep­ing noth­ing cold (6)

17 Hurt like one de­lib­er­at­ing over case (6)

19 Per­son who punches rab­bit (6) 20 Soldiers thus dance around, full of en­ergy (2,4)

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