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Cryptic Crossword 34 by Cincinnus


crossword puzzle

Across

1/27 Script - or cheap mug shot - for pictures on screen (8,8)
5/26 Dirt cheap cafes, perhaps, making poor persons so gay (6,6)
Lord in stretch limo? (8)
10 A prop on land (6)
11 Laertes and I may be first to arrive (8)
12 Taking vicar's place, top newsman sounded like an ass (6)
14 Bird going round town centre, animal entering cinema (10)
18 Where members of parliament gather money for wine (10)
22 Wind rising, providing cover for lemur (6)
23 Doctor Who following teams - not the main event (8)
24 A little illness preceded by fast pulse (6)
25 Piece of land in a backstreet is appealing (8)
26 See 5
27 See 1

Down

Flower in front of chestnut tree (6)
Children produced by Benjamin or Samuel (6)
Dark? Just the opposite (6)
Actors rule out London part (5,5)
Check remainder by waterfall (8)
Cosy tale about faithful followers (8)
Bearing lacking firmness (8)
13 A wedding centre clergyman has to supervise (10)
15 Old soldier catching cold in main retreat (8)
16 Foxtrot and tango not starting dance (8)
17 Nothing rocky is bad in rock (8)
19 Extremely dark horse turning left? That's too much! (2,4)
20 Affectedly stylish letter from Greece read twice (6)
21 Oliver's winds (6)