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Cryptic Crossword 29 by Cincinnus


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Across

Whitener in icy apple pie (8)
A doctor without employment is pleasurably occupied (6)
10 Be parsimonious - mark contents of rubbish container (5)
11 Start pedestrian group? (3,2,4)
12 Egg-laying mammals avoid legislation (9)
13 Oddie's last in hide to see birds flying (5)
14 All shook up in some endless obstacle race (6)
15 This sounds like minor deception (7)
18 Company importing wine has means of deferring payment (7)
20 On a table (6)
22 Sound fruit's sound (5)
24 Evil, bad as it may be, is to be recommended (9)
25 Turk getting most of France in a tizzy (9)
26 Spontaneous remark from head librarian (2-3)
27 Arab people in the old capital of Iraq (6)
28 The speed with which a famous person loses heart (8)

Down

The governor ordered soda in a Spanish inn (6)
Lilac's gathered after the middle of April for a girl (9)
Garden makeover expert demonstrating aptitude with colour (10,5)
A motorcycle manufacturer: Herbert, son of David (7)
Politician producing trite manifestos (8,2,5)
Purloined ecclesiastical vestment (5)
Set off for appointment outside school (8)
Secret police going to seafront to make arrest (6)
16 Soldier swallowing a coarse biscuit (9)
17 Sixth of January (or seventh of January after I happen to slip?) (8)
19 Nutcases going crazy in a car? (6)
20 A series of steps - about five - to move forwards (7)
21 Insect holding another up without force (6)
23 Take weapons from girl joining Royal Marines (5)