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Cryptic Crossword No. 35




Across

University in America with large stock (5)
10 Editor getting in a mess translating Polish (3,6)
11 Fighter pilot with influence (9)
12 Arbitrary assertion, for example, about old style (3-2)
13 Clever Dick in "Heart of Darkness" getting over first barrier (4-3)
15 Break in sacred mount (7)
17 Settle for salary increase? (3,2)
18 A sheep's memory (3)
20 Fare needed to go aboard (3,2)
22 Get to hear a group of singers (7)
25 Poles go around thumping loonies (7)
26 Capability of Chesterton's father? (5)
27 Narrow escape from visit to cathedral precinct (5,4)
30 Birds trained in Old Street (9)
31 Stout worker fairly gutted (5)
Down

Bird making rude noise (4)
Transport group brought about journey's end for Nosy Parker (8)
Melancholy sportsman (4)
Odd, as sheep may be, but not goats (8)
Snippet is small? Of course! (6)
Characters in stir arranged escape about crack of dawn (5,5)
You fool around, being satiated (6)
Work with petty officer and mate (4)
13 Ford Prefect's first yearly letter (5)
14 I can stew fruit without kitchen equipment (10)
16 Animals entertaining North Americans (5)
19 Second name applied to bird or mammal (8)
21 Agree to get involved with ten, or one less than twenty (8)
23 Oxford first in even game (6)
24 Alien film star - one using acid (6)
26 Ordered off before end of game (4)
28 River flowing though Heidelberg? (4)
29 Drama doesn't start with songs (4)