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Cryptic Crossword No. 13 by Cincinnus


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Across

Early 17th century girl holding a horse (8)
Peers squeal when excited (6)
Article in French newspaper refers to drink (8)
10 Turner making speech we hear (6)
11 The cosmos, for all to see - in flipping poetry! (8)
12 Harry Potter, say, is spiffing (6)
14 Lack money going within or going without? (10)
18 Scolding women hide in cathedral (10)
22 Supporter in front of goal is someone famous (6)
23 Girl (one Capulet initially) in Romeo's city (8)
24 Bonuses for actors in crowd scenes (6)
25 Fried food for functions: one serves outside inside (8)
26 Consenting adults starting scandal in Arab country (3-3)
27 Sparkling silver rubbish (8)
Down

1/21 Juries casual about victim of assassination (6,6)
Red has to attend to circumvent Military Intelligence (6)
Underground shelter for absconder? (6)
Capital in Asia repeated bad move (5,5)
Arithmetic result not quite in order (8)
Inform on a criminal leader? That's charmingly old-fashioned (8)
Stays for those with regular dates (8)
13 Athenian player realigns TV set (10)
15 Some chaps alter Yehudi's instrument (8)
16 One day Microsoft's founder displayed craft (8)
17 Ballet star's debut - with pale colour (4,4)
19 Growing trees for a stunt (6)
20 French painter given cereal (6)
21 See 1