Guardian cryp­tic cross­word

No 27,686 set by Tramp

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Across

9 One maybe put on runs: de­liv­er­ies knocked over the top (9)

10 Great first love let­ter (5) 11 Break­fast sup­plier back to cook scram­bled egg roll right away (7) 12 Part of or­gan not quite au­di­ble around old church (7)

13 Model to pose for job (4)

14 Now feel bad about di­rec­tor cut­ting salary (7-3)

16 Fire sin­gle sniper shot (7) 17 Mis­man­age sec­ond team that’s win­ning (5,2)

19 27 on pub game (5,5)

22 Re­lat­ing to lis­tener in two ticks (4)

24 One gave char­ity mil­lions, one recluse ad­mits (7)

25 Winged san­dals in Aus­tralia? Amer­i­can’s go­ing out (7)

26 Rider thrown off maiden (5)

27 Play score and hear a clas­sic, per­haps (5,4)

Down

1 Red backs? Lilo tip for swim­ming pool (6,9)

2 They bow as ter­ror­ist group gets time in prison (8)

3 Meet­ing Char­lie in one boozer (5) 4 Smalls re­main out­side for idle …(8)

5 … mark in smalls re­mains (6) 6 Pa­tient one cross in place for work (9)

7 Im­proved at­ten­tion span for top-grade stu­dent (6)

8 Power arm? A spe­cial gym to work out for sport­ing event? (10,5)

15 Wear­ing eye make-up, Brit­ney Spears pri­mar­ily con­ceal­ing bags (3,6)

17 Help to pro­tect Bri­tain; politi­cian that might cause upset (3,5)

18 Were cov­ers not stained ul­ti­mately in the morn­ing with this? (3,5)

20 Groom mostly at­trac­tive and sweet (6)

21 Crude paint­ing? What gallery fi­nally frames? (6)

23 For­eign film (5)

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