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Cryptic Crossword 23 by Cincinnus


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Across

Roosevelt's four things making Ford seem liberal? (8)
Declare a bit of ready money in ancient Greece (6)
10 Wet season for Claude in Hollywood (5)
11 Fliers given new war orders (3,6)
12 Cost-saving exercises returning Ashes to UK? (5-4)
13 Try composition (5)
14 Tilley's matches (6)
15 Equal time for Burke's work (7)
18 One in Paris by chance with a pair of pyjamas that's blue (7)
20 An Italian title most of us ignore (6)
22 Fencing is broken down - Brown escaped (5)
24 Association of screenwriters supporting Howard's End location in Surrey (9)
25 Cargo area by river, so to speak (4,5)
26 Foreign boxer who often won on points ... (5)
27 ... praises former partner who's knocked out lots (6)
28 Automatic reaction of terribly keen fool (4-4)

Down

Front Street in Nottingham (6)
I bet Hazel changes her name (9)
Offset losses of prudent measure (15)
Noble resistance in resistance (7)
Event in which people are bound to compete (5-6,4)
Dear horn sounds (5)
Dry sleet? That's different! (8)
For a theologian to drink is consistent (4,2)
16 Express regret for setting a pig loose (9)
17 Free male with female sweetheart (8)
19 Turn up in nomad's tent for fermented milk (6)
20 Saint inwardly a saint (7)
21 Desperate man's entered Greek port (6)
23 Riverbank inhabitant - one getting 50 not out (5)