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Cryptic Crossword 25 by Cincinnus


crossword puzzle

Across

1/27 Aborigine leader's original needlework (8,8)
5/26 Chopped suet mistaken for fast food (6,6)
Manage to include everything, inspired initially by Muse (8)
10 Jade green segment forming part of circle (6)
11 Bookish Lawrence replacing book in library (8)
12/14 Enclosure to plump circulation? (6,10)
18/22 Insect making Ionesco play game (10,6)
23 Prisoner given a paper that, in the main, is used for emergencies (4,4)
24 10 in conservative resort (6)
25 Indian ingredients in Great British drink (3,3,2)
26 See 5
27 See 1

Down

Fastener for loose ends - under a dollar (6)
Youngs birds we lost at sea (6)
One who left France - before catching a plane (6)
Solicitor, naughty child or piano man? (10)
One empty canoe sighted before port became frozen (4,4)
Tore up. Do over? Tore up (8)
Denounce flower container (8)
13 Resistance in work place (10)
15 Goes without but makes payments (8)
16 Origin of deal needles producer with long family record (4,4)
17 A seat in the House of Lords - one of three provided by black sheep? (8)
19 Remember to pay another visit (6)
20 In hiding, and hiding nationalist leader (6)
21 Work of art, say, outside university (6)