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ACROSS

1 Per­haps tri­an­gle and cir­cle with fine lines are a metaphor? (6,2,6)

9 De­lights dis­cov­ered in near­est tin, sur­pris­ingly (10)

10 Find fame later, take part in fes­ti­val (4)

12 Need to join sec­tion that’s loose (5)

13 At­tempt to cut tree back, re­veal shrub (6) 16 Maps don’t in­clude square, sadly (4)

17 Ken goes with cap off – to see Vic­to­ria? (6,4)

19 Very good an­swer, it takes noth­ing to im­ple­ment sup­port for key op­er­a­tor (5,5)

20 Sec­ond-rate of­fi­cer mis­di­rected group (4) 22 Bug’s eat­ing di­vine pep­per (6)

23 Start to de­spair, turn pants into flag (5)

26 Fig­ure over mu­seum’s lower en­trance (4) 27 Oc­cu­py­ing home, chap’s inside get­ting cold (10)

28 Re­gard – top draw­ers for cos­metic items (7,7)

DOWN

2 Trace of what’s in big pots and jar (4)

3 Wild in­di­vid­ual abroad re­ally loses head (6) 4 Anaemic pet treated for free (10)

5 One has a point, it’s cooler by mid­night (4)

6 Calm work­ers find friend at last (10)

7 The man had to frame a note and old coins in a row (6,8)

8 Hav­ing a range of func­tions in­stead of one large sup­per? (7-7)

11 Train­ing af­ter hol­i­day ends, daugh­ter gets pro­moted (5)

14 Stick a cross in a new de­sign to show what moon will do (3,3,4)

15 Mis­chievous fairy, on cue, be­comes ag­gres­sive (2-4-4)

18 Line up on laird’s empty field (5)

21 Signs seen here around old Cadiz ground (6) 24 Re­alised gardens should be fed ni­tro­gen (4) 25 Where does money go? The thing’s over £2 (4)

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