Quirky quickie

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ACROSS

7 Pre­vent, stop (6)

8 In cy­berspace (6)

9 So­cially pre­ten­tious per­son (4)

10 Deroga­tory term for a horse (3)

11 Scourge (4)

12 Of the dec­i­mal sys­tem (6)

14 Scoundrel, cur (6)

16 Shred­ded (cheese, eg) (6)

19 Through­out (6)

21 Keen, eager (4)

23 Broad­cast (3)

24 Piece of fo­liage (4)

25 Strong ef­fect, in­flu­ence (6)

26 Cleans with a stiff brush (6)

DOWN

1 Loose coins (6)

2 Sharp spike on a fish hook (4)

3 Per­tain­ing to race (6)

4 Puma, moun­tain lion (6)

5 Move smoothly (4)

6 Salad plant sim­i­lar to chicory (6)

13 Hum­drum ex­is­tence (3)

15 Hill, rocky peak (3)

17 Makeover (6)

18 Short­age (6)

19 Pres­sure, co­er­cion (6)

20 Close, in the vicin­ity (6)

22 Fe­male im­per­son­ators’ cos­tume (4)

24 Early harp (4)

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