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Cryptic Crossword

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SOLUTION

ACROSS: 1 Eye chart. 5 Lather. 9 Heatwave. 10 Dodged. 12 Late. 13 Receptacle. 15 Quotation mark. 19 Trial and error. 23 Epsom salts. 25 Edge. 28 Emetic. 29 Canister. 30 Anthem. 31 Cylinder.

DOWN: 1 Exhale. 2 Enact. 3 Hawk. 4 Riviera. 6 Adopt.

7 High chair. 8 Rednecks. 11 Yeti. 14 Toll. 15 Quiescent. 16 Tad. 17 Norm. 18 Etcetera. 20 Neat. 21 Estuary. 22 Dearer. 24 Maine. 26 Dated. 27 Kiwi.

ACROSS:

1 Fly across hostile cape, arriving at cooperativ­e state (11)

9 With appearance of spring, say, he and I call out (7)

10 Reasonable U.S. soldier visits my pub (7)

11 Assistance varied occasional­ly (3)

12 Shaft Greek character with cash, missing nothing (7)

13 Probe seafarer (7)

14 Met first of all in street (3)

15 Police lock up boy with arrows (5)

17 Facilitate large frame for painter (5)

18 Note to and fro (5)

20 Ring back about one shrub (5)

22 Horse, one appearing in Times (3)

24 Miss ice breaking up, having a huge impact (7)

25 Rebellious type in 1950s overcame prison, so I hear (7)

26 Second person never stripped (3)

27 Sacred place can and must change (7)

28 Agitated father felt terrible collecting uniform (7)

29 Dismantle second wrecked lorry briefly on time (11)

DOWN:

1 Fine when camping, I’d trapped one, meaning no harm (4-11)

2 Terse secular Tory is introduced (7)

3 One’s set place in Hebrides (5)

4 Top award could make model glad (4,5)

5 Get ready to fence part of kitchen garden (2,5)

6 Small bee infects skin badly — apply for this payment? (8,7)

7 Arrests some Europeans, by the sound if it (6)

8 More than one place on Russian river (6)

16 After explosion, complain about English officer (9)

18 Think about one’s ill-treatment (6)

19 I ran into Mike outside, pretending to be someone else? (7)

21 Dislike drilling around posh castle abroad (7)

23 Rustic types join class now and then (6)

25 Bridge opponents abandon advantage, revealing suit (5)

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