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LATERAL THINKING: CRYPTIC

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Use the cryptic clues to solve this crossword with a twist.

ACROSS

1. No longer successful when the kitchen chores are done (3,6,2)

6. Role-play in practice? That’s priceless! (3)

8. Cake used in the bath? It’s not soap! (6)

9. Pink wine, golf club or dark timber? (8)

11. Not merited if you approach Ned (8)

12. Private eye lost new handgun (6) 13. Checks exams (5)

15. Courier makes horrid green mess (9)

17. Problems in the course? (9)

19. Tendency to take directions from transit (5)

21. Bivouac during forbidden campaign (6)

23. Offhand supporter of royalty (8)

26. Outrages caused by sea getting into sandals (8)

27. There’s a word in yoga for some human transforma­tion (6)

28. Original Easter gift given (3)

29. In America, dear, you will find the spirit of friendship (11)

DOWN

1. Attack regularly with battery (7)

2. They are responsibl­e for increasing pride (9)

3. One of the deadly sins is all the rage! (5)

4. Dire fate if mood lifts (4)

5. Quiet inhabitant turns out to be the head White House honcho (9)

6. Bring tuba back around middle of October approximat­ely (5)

7. Lord Ted must once have been an unsteady young walker (7)

10. Consider the exterior of decimal system (4)

14. Pam’s disco moves were jerky (9)

16. A dog trail could lead to part of Crowe (9)

17. Supervise inclusion of verse in Old English (7)

18. Quarrel about past (4)

20. Saucy zest two sailors enjoyed at first (7)

22. One hundred and fifty nag about noise of cymbals (5)

24. Present to a part of hospital (5) 25. Most desirable fruit (4)

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