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Cryptic Crossword No. 11 by Cincinnus


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Across

Squad sent out with cute water- carriers (9)
Female from the West leading Middle East state (5)
Lug worm finally being a respected symbol (5)
10 Skin from a type of pear? (9)
11 One of the Redgraves playing a thin Greek (10)
12 Stuff provided by many sheep (4)
14 Music like this repulsed the foul fiend (7)
15 Fashionable dude disheartened after mission in Texas (1,2,4)
17 Editor entertained by swanky language (7)
19 Reducing intake of parliament in German capital (7)
20 River receiving good press (4)
22 Tumult after rep falsifying order gets promotion (10)
25 Turning point when Tom Jones initially acquires excessive suavity (1-8)
26 Awkward-sounding Russian writer (5)
27 People despised hot fish (5)
28 Procure an item of furniture that's easily accessible (3-2-4)
Down

Polar region: cold going in lorry (5)
Complete article on church, so it's said (9)
Adroit minx, perversely dressed - one having the whip hand? (10)
Trains, or parts thereof (7)
Fruit for a sovereign's wife (7)
Carry on demanding payment for services? (4)
Drive from Missouri to the heart of Florida (5)
City giving men burger and bun merger? (9)
13 Freak out in difficult environment and get the wind up (4,6)
14 Hypothetical creature uniting Salvation Army and Low and Broad Church? (9)
16 Uniform colour of a lovebird migrating (5,4)
18 Fish finger adornment for female? (7)
19 Dead time after amusement in December (7)
21 Look round university for first- aid material (5)
23 Companion for Rosemary - a great healer, reportedly (5)
24 New cast play parts (4)