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Cryptic Crossword 36 by Cincinnus


crossword puzzle

Across

Is a Tudor playing checkers? (8)
Job, at old inn, has letters from apostle redirected (6)
10 Way to go? I'll say! (5)
11 Recover influence with canon (4,5)
12 How everyone is entertained (even poetically) at the end of October (9)
13 Canines possibly engaged in revolutionary movement? (5)
14 Black cat seen in spring (6)
15 Scots wear fancy aprons going round centre of burgh (7)
18 24 hours - time on a race course (7)
20 Trees with hot base? (6)
22 Provider of tea service coming round after midday (5)
24 New role for Atkinson in food plant (5,4)
25 Association for board meetings? Revolutionary stays outside with weapon (5,4)
26 Spanish city concealing front of road sign (5)
27 Impressed by small vehicle (6)
28 A plant with spiny leaves needs a container like this (8)

Down

Hooligan in Paris swiftly seizes hunchback (6)
Unmethodical seconds in duel arranged by politician (9)
If tunes do so much, produce a movie (3,5,2,5)
Full lease held by newly-created peer (7)
Broken-down vans at front door in Warwickshire (9-2-4)
Pest left by river (5)
Bird taken from shed falling in line (8)
Weapons may be employed by first- aiders (6)
16 Element forming excellent electrical connection (4,5)
17 Cyrus gets publicity about loans (8)
19 One getting along badly in the country (6)
20 Be calm? I get agitated by retort (7)
21 Corner in vessel may be cocked (6)
23 Calumny gives me a reputation for being content (5)