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ACROSS 1 Putting leafy veg­eta­bles in fruit con­tain­ers for sport­ing fields (7,6)

10 Orig­i­nal in­hab­i­tant votes in an assem­bly (6,3) 11 Orig­i­nally Richard ac­cepted the lion-heart was in pro­por­tion (5)

12 Rower with mother in a case of ar­son (7)

13 Thaw out paint­ing from one side to the other (7) 14 In­crease sym­pa­thy for the self-im­por­tant (6) 15 Sul­tan’s wives raise log jam (8)

18 Fin­ish level with cold and warmth (4,4)

20 Rab­bit on pan­cake (6) 23 Per­for­mance of the in­def­i­nite ar­ti­cle (7)

25 I would turn piebald and scan the odd piece (3,4) 27 Strange no­tion to lose time and food, as well (5) 28 Source of il­lu­mi­na­tion for lone rambles in the dark (4,5)

29 What beer con­coc­tion was con­sumed and bat­tered? (7-6) DOWN 2 Up­root growth around cold rock (7)

3 Ideal mar­riage af­ter a drub­bing in ten­nis (4,5) 4 Sign on trans­port mov­ing slowly (6)

5 Ex­pert English neigh­bour top the sides of a boat (8) 6 Wear thin to wear thin on the ground (5)

7 Girl car­ry­ing bat played sport (7)

8 Loosen from the grip of gun dog (4)

9 Send it by mail? Nope, screw it up and put it off (8) 14 Ex­pected loser to be grounded af­ter train­ing (8) 16 Mimic holds hat up, all with­out ac­com­pa­ni­ment (1,8) 17 Talk about mean weapon! (8)

19 Put down to ridicule in trou­bling case (7)

21 Con­trive to keep horse in line (7)

22 Con­trol boards to ad­here on the sur­face (6) 24 Teach­ing en­graver firstly to get stuck into can­vas (5) 26 Pledge taken by Filipino ath­letes (4)

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ACROSS 1 Phi­los­o­phy of law (13) 10 From a per­son un­known (9)

11 Tem­pest (5) 12 Hermaphrod­ite (7) 13 Ca­nine em­blem of Eng­land (7)

14 Chi­nese tree with fan­shaped leaves (6)

15 Par­ti­cle or­bit­ing a nu­cleus (8)

18 In­creases, boosts (8) 20 En­ter­tained, di­verted (6) 23 Cap­i­tal of the Solomon Is­lands (7)

25 An­cient Egyp­tian cap­i­tal (7)

27 Hot pep­per (5) 28 Ex­er­cises in­volv­ing mus­cu­lar con­trac­tion, but not short­en­ing (9) 29 Ex­pul­sion of food from the stom­ach (13) DOWN 2 Ideal, per­fect (7) 3 Pres­ti­gious Amer­i­can uni­ver­si­ties (3,6)

4 Fake (6)

5 Lack­ing tact or guile (8) 6 Tri­pod supoort­ing an artist’s can­vas (5)

7 Thick seafood soup (7) 8 Do­mes­ti­cated (4) 9 Con­jec­tured, fan­cied (8) 14 Draw­ings and pho­to­graphs in a print lay­out (8)

16 Kind of soft cheese (9) 17 Very hot (8) 19 Non-Jewish per­son (7) 21 Lively pas­sage of mu­sic (7)

22 Cus­toms duty (6) 24 Farewell (5)

26 Foot cov­er­ing (4)

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