"Printer's Very Devilry" by Araucaria
Clues are of the "Printer's Devil" type: the solution has been removed from a sentence whose meaning is irrelevant, and the remaining letters joined up, punctuation etc. often being altered.
E.g. clue to HESPER - "Company! Steady, men! Shun! Stand at ease (6)," the full sentence being "Company steady men shun; she's pert and a tease".
If you think this type of crossword diabolical, you could be right.
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