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Cryptic Crossword

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SOLUTION

ACROSS: 1 Megalomani­a. 9 Peccary. 10 Necktie. 11 Ash. 12 Arousal. 13 Averred. 14 Lie. 15 Smelt. 17 Repay. 18 I-beam. 20 Venus. 22 Cos. 24 Statics. 25 Learner. 26 Duo. 27 Drifter. 28 Grogram. 29 Nonspecifi­c.

DOWN: 1 Microgener­ation. 2 Glasses. 3 Loyal. 4 Manhattan. 5 Nuclear. 6 Anthropoce­ntric. 7 Sprawl. 8 Deadly. 16 Eavesdrop. 18 Inside. 19 Moisten. 21 Seal off. 23 Shrimp. 25 Logic.

ACROSS:

1 FBI agents in group split up (7)

5 Rash aide-de-camp packed in plan (6)

9 European firm cuts wild pork to prepare in advance (7)

10 Boy goes round track without a breather (7)

11 Part of drama in Ascot occasional­ly (3)

12 Avian study or study of religion (not eastern) taking in part of UK (11)

13 Pale brown mineral deposit circling church (5)

14 Remove water from glass Democrat brought in at end of day (6-3)

16 Serum fool injected into a new bull at home (9)

17 Where atheists go on Sundays briefly to score? (5)

19 Duke visits more costly IOW resort’s big dipper features (3,3,5)

22 Welshman avoids English private (3)

23 Plug US caravan (7)

24 Type that’s inclined to convey emphasis (7)

26 Thin bar blocks broadcaste­r (6)

27 Joy’s daughter left octet outside (7)

DOWN:

1 Singer very quietly runs in for one (7)

2 Aggressive swimmer disturbs her straight wake (5,5,5)

3 I take part in negotiatio­n (3)

4 Nominal permission accepted by No 10 ( 5)

5 Tiny chap, member of former US militia (9)

6 Very nearly leave to find party (5)

7 Refreshing system’s state during broadcast (3-12)

8 Sticky bed, shortened, replaces it in city (6)

12 Remaining time in the Open ( 5)

14 Stuffing cab with the German gutted Mary (9)

15 Joins course at St Andrews, for example (5)

16 Sharpness of mind in university in an urban area (6)

18 Part of phone has dent repaired (7)

20 Display only new fabric used to make hose (5)

21 Quirky dam on delta (5)

25 Maxilla regularly gives trouble (3)

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