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Cryptic Crossword No. 14




Across

Recent medical graduates bury bridge partners (7)
Setter seen in a Florida city (7)
10 Soprano role - 1001 duets (4)
11 Conductor excluding writer with bad return (10)
12 Return for support after game (2,4)
13 They are wound and screwy (4,4)
14 River rose exceptionally, giving rise to water supply (9)
16 Frightened of the weather forecast? (5)
17 Brushed round seats and table-top (5)
19 A spaniel without one is more resilient (9)
23 One working with trees working for trees (8)
24 Pals have no right to be devils (6)
26 Novel just behind dressing-table (6,4)
27 Talk openly about East Yorkshire river (4)
28 Is present given when nurse is enrolled in wartime service? (7)
29 A tree, when shaken, tinkles (7)
Down

So disgusting no-one takes part (7)
A little sister I called Heather (5)
Novelist's name on a new book - Vladimir's first (7)
Rules broken by singer (6)
Plentiful ill-gotten gain over the border? (9)
Erased document about lease (7)
Flower power and criminal reform (5,8)
15 Unnecessary oath from former president I've allowed in (9)
18 Court poet not quite an insect (4,3)
20 Operative like a policeman (2,5)
21 Going over a river stops bears (7)
22 Execution may be sedate, we hear (6)
25 Demand payment? Just so! (5)