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Cryptic Crossword No. 23




Across

Record snub (3-4)
Moth getting by without extreme poverty (7)
10 Concerning wild oats (2,2)
11 Tudor drink (6,4)
12 Dog fish on film (6)
13 Rolled gold ware of inferior quality (3-5)
14 Priest, perhaps, making well-known person fulminate (9)
16 Insulting language from American imprisoned by Lincoln (5)
17 Coal remaining at the end of three months (5)
19 Almost fifty per cent treasure birds (9)
23 Scale for winds in the open air (8)
24 Memory - and the end of past prestige (6)
26 Saucy book planted before man of brass (4,6)
27 Clothes worn back-to-front for game (4)
28 Odysseus's first demand - to hold you like a Cyclops (3-4)
29 Cell material in heart of young Rudge (7)
Down

Steal the limelight from the coach to London (7)
The medicine goes down (5)
Composer crossing street to see lexicographer (7)
Supplies the same in every way? (6)
Adhesive setting for tooth and tongue (3,6)
Screen left out round solderer (7)
Group playing north or south lost Elgin marbles, perhaps (7,6)
15 River and sea food the French found atrocious (9)
18 Scottish promontory with a German plant (7)
20 Biscuit loaded with leaves? (4,3)
21 We blame knitter for small woolly jumper (3,4)
22 Yseult's other name is Old English (6)
25 Murderer outside second-class compartment (5)