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ACROSS 1 Hasty son of Trump, he met crim­i­nal (4-2-3-6)

9 Most se­ri­ous par­ties in heart­less gov­ern­ment (7)

10 Mon­ster seen in ring road, oddly (7) 11 In­tro­duc­tion miss­ing from eth­i­cal exam (4)

12 In­for­ma­tion about class (5)

13 Box pro­vided with ver­ti­cal dis­place­ment, ul­ti­mately (4) 16 De­spi­ca­ble folk are back in clothes (7) 17 Sol­diers en­ter­ing de­pot shot weapon (7)

18 Euro­pean navy re­cruits of­fi­cers (7) 21 Pres­i­dent fi­nally ready for Rus­sian prob­lem... (7)

23 ...warn­ing sub­mariner to head west (4) 24 Or­di­nary man at last ac­cepted by god (5)

25 Odd char­ac­ters seen in burn­ing ves­sel (4)

28 Pic­ture wise men pack­ing in east (7)

29 Emo­tion shown by rel­a­tive los­ing head (7)

30 Garda chief fears un­ortho­dox diplo­mat (6,9) DOWN 1 Cit­i­zen has dog of work­ing twins, per­haps (4,2,3,6) 2 Peace­keep­ers, af­ter a week, are in the dark (7)

3 Ar­ti­cle orig­i­nally pub­lished in dic­tio­nary (2-2)

4 Num­ber wear­ing ex­tremely taste­less ties (7) 5 Se­lec­tion of beer ul­ti­mately found in bar (7) 6 Leave old US univer­sity (4)

7 Free time reg­u­larly holds back recluse (7) 8 Lo­co­mo­tives con­tain steer­ing fluid (8,7) 14 Dance beat with en­ergy (5)

15 Min­is­ter orig­i­nally ig­nored crime in Eng­land (5)

19 Some of us met an Amer­i­can com­poser (7) 20 Chil­dren eat­ing won­der food pop­u­lar in China (7)

21 Taste ale af­ter cap­tur­ing poacher, say (3,4)

22 Sk­in­flint leav­ing son be­hind pub to get more nuts (7)

26 Royal fam­ily head­ing for Glas­gow (4) 27 A con­vict turn­ing up for party (4)

ACROSS

1 Iconic footwear once worn by Billy Con­nolly (6,5)

7 To ar­range in time or­der (12) 13 Rights or priv­i­leges (9)

14 Any of the el­e­ments flu­o­rine, chlo­rine, bromine, io­dine or as­ta­tine, which re­act with met­als to form salts (7)

15 The bride of Fi­garo in ‘ The Mar­riage of Fi­garo’ (7)

17 A form of de­pre­ci­a­tion which oc­curs through nor­mal us­age and ag­ing (4,3,4)

18 The op­po­nents of Scot­land in the Bat­tle of Largs (6)

19 One of Santa’s rein­deer which sounds like it’s in a hurry (6) 20 Mex­i­can tor­tilla dish (7) 22 Por­tuguese for­ward for Ju­ven­tus, Cris­tiano — (7)

23 The home ground of Aberdeen FC (9)

25 Hav­ing equal mea­sure­ments (9) 27 Per­son who works a small farm, es­pe­cially in the High­lands (7)

28 Haunt­ing name of a lux­ury Rolls-Royce car (7)

30 An­other term for a cross­word com­piler (6)

31 De­scrib­ing a clear night sky (8) 33 2018 film star­ring Jamie Lee Cur­tis with the same name as the 1978 orig­i­nal (9)

36 KT Tun­stall’s high­est chart­ing sin­gle (8,1,3)

37 Man­hat­tan con­cert venue named af­ter a Scot­tish phi­lan­thropist (8,4)

40 Less com­mon spell­ing of a word mean­ing with­stand­ing ad­verse con­di­tions (9)

41 The most pop­u­lous bor­ough of New York (8)

42 Type of mat used in Ja­panese homes (6)

45 Ital­ian city ly­ing be­tween the Adri­atic and Slove­nia (7)

47 Strong cider, es­pe­cially brewed in the West Coun­try (7)

48 Home to the old­est univer­sity in Scot­land (2,7)

49 City in which the Gun­fight at the O.K Cor­ral took place (9)

51 Cas­trated males his­tor­i­cally usu­ally used for servile func­tions (7)

53 Fully grown (es­pe­cially of fruit) (7) 55 A for­ti­fied struc­ture to which troops re­treat if outer de­fences are breached (6)

56 Scot­tish band named af­ter crea­tures from the film Grem­lins (6)

58 De­vice to pro­pel a pilot from an air­craft in case of emer­gency (7,4)

61 An­other name for a bar­tender’s jig­ger (7)

62 Her­ba­ceous plant which is a fe­line favourite (7)

63 Great in­ter­est in pre­his­toric crea­tures (9)

64 Syn­thetic ver­sion of a re­stricted sub­stance which cir­cum­vents those re­stric­tions (8,4)

65 The sec­ond of Ian Rankin’s In­spec­tor Re­bus nov­els (4,3,4)

DOWN

1 Be­long­ing to the ser­vants’ quar­ters (11)

2 An an­cient re­gion along the Nile, ex­tend­ing from Aswan to Khar­toum (5)

3 Bliss­ful state, the cul­mi­na­tion of a Bud­dhist’s med­i­ta­tion (7)

4 The au­thor of the poem ‘ The Wal­lace’, which re­counts the life of Wil­liam Wal­lace (5,5)

5 Re­lat­ing to the care of women dur­ing preg­nancy and child­birth (9) 6 Of the largest desert in Africa (7) 7 The march tune used in the song ‘Hitler Has Only Got One Ball’ (7,5)

8 The stage of death in which the limbs stiffen (5,6)

9 Stealth war­rior of feu­dal Ja­pan, typ­i­cally de­picted wear­ing black (5)

10 In­tense long­ing, one of the Seven Deadly Sins (4)

11 The se­cret po­lice of Nazi Ger­many (7)

12 Mil­i­tary academy in Berk­shire, linked with train­ing of roy­alty (9)

16 Build­ing which air pas­sen­gers pass through for board­ing and dis­em­bark­ing (3,8)

21 In bet­ting, an al­most even chance (5,4)

23 The lit­er­ary char­ac­ter who is cap­tain of ‘ The Vi­tal Spark’, a fic­tional Clyde puffer (4,5)

24 The or­gan­i­sa­tion of com­put­ers within a net­work (8)

26 A short snack break be­fore noon (9)

27 God­dess of magic who turned some of Odysseus’s crew into swine (5)

29 Spo­ken of ear­lier (9)

32 French word for sad­ness (9) 34 Coastal town in north-western Egypt, the scene of two Sec­ond World War bat­tles (2,7)

35 Latin for ‘other self’, used to de­scribe an in­ti­mate friend (5,3)

36 Opened in 1993, golf course at 48 across (11)

38 Mu­sic-hall co­me­dian whose catch­phrase was ‘ Hello Play­mates’, Arthur — (5)

39 An­nual eques­trian fes­ti­val cel­e­brated in Border towns (6,6)

41 Drink of in­fused grain, usu­ally flavoured with lemon or or­ange (6,5) 43 An ad­van­ta­geous po­si­tion (6,5) 44 Coun­try west of Mali and east of Western Sa­hara (10)

46 Word when com­bined with fam­ily means close rel­a­tives (9)

48 Im­pris­on­ment not served un­less the of­fender com­mits an­other crime, — sen­tence (9)

50 Ex­ter­nal fac­tors which in­flu­ence an ac­tiv­ity (7)

52 Big cat, the fastest land an­i­mal (7) 54 Form which serves as the main en­trance to the Lou­vre Mu­seum (7) 57 Code­word for the let­ter O (5) 59 Mup­pet char­ac­ter who formed a comic duo with Bert (5)

60 Noble gas of­ten used in signs (4)

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