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1. A more an­gry shade of red (6)

8. This town is the ori­en­tal area, not the pot­tery (5)

9. Film shot will not be suc­cess­ful in the tro­phy (5-2)

11. Three painted pan­els used to try pitch out (8)

12. Show off a pen at the end of the week (5) 15. Caus­tic earth or fruit of the lin­den (4) 16. 1,009 to blend in (3)

17. Rues up­set­ting the con­sumer (4) 19. Shin­ing with heat, it makes the law go wrong (5)

21. Rash­ness I met with, chang­ing tyre (8) 24. At a pre­vi­ous time be re­cum­bent in the rear per­haps (7)

25. It's an al­ter­na­tive form of dye (5) 26. Sound­ing like cat­tle that come out first in the log (6) ▶ Down 2. Per­mit a driver un­der in­struc­tion to sound like a cow (5)

3. To un­earth one Red isn't com­pli­cated (8)

4. It was a party: can you put it to flight? (4)

5. Policeman in the South­east has room to ma­noeu­vre (5)

6. A very little can start to yawn (4)

7. It's a party: can you beat it? (4) 10. As­sert how it ca­pered about (9)

12. Is there no other fish in Dover? (4) 13. There's no go­ing up­stairs to bed here (8)

14. The crop of corn starts un­cooked (4)

18. He's an ec­cen­tric who will wind away at the en­gine (5)

20. Such a lot of wa­ter for ca­noe to ne­go­ti­ate (5)

21. Last of the draught to re­quest a job (4) 22. Ve­hi­cle test takes in a ditch around the cas­tle (4)

23. Boat makes its way up to head of Loch (4)

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