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cryptic crossword no 1,193

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Across

1 Bachelor’s into dance – he’s a nonconformist (5).

4 Former student takes air and rail transport to get curio (5,4).

9 I fancy racing on – nothing to do with life (9).

10 Support will oddly follow rough-and-tumble (5).

11 Date for test by the way (5).

12 Move parliamentarian to give nod to political set-piece (6,3).

13 Sun-god supports fighting blades (7).

15 One study among married is so spread out! (7).

18 Sort out unusual platform (7).

20 Most upset about a way to celebrity (7).

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21 Leader now here, holding official papers (9).

23 As decimals are, so frequently (5).

25 Fellow in return must take definite shape (5).

26 Seabirds tear into these plants (4,5).

27 Our lyrics are composed – not trying too hard (9).

28 Production that is left in yard (5).

Down

1 Party animal with terrier so barking (9).

2 Spoils by holding up overmuch (5).

3 With lethargy I move a great distance (5,4).

4 Transport writer into rising Japanese sport (7).

5 Flier is to raise price, getting a bundle in return (7).

6 Story covering bishop put forward for discussion (5).

7 Ditched one senior journalist from Co. Cork? (9).

8 Score in an elevated way? (5).

14 Non-driver sees prang differently (9).

16 Pull forward unreliable little predator (9).

17 Erratic Simon exploit about to be pilloried (9).

19 Mother tries upsetting star performers (7).

20 Adaptation of Yeats, providing fullness (7).

21 Sudden fear – leaders of police are not in charge (5).

22 Icy residence for independent grand ladies, perhaps (5).

24 Part of this chapter seems abrupt (5).

Solution to Sunday Independent Cryptic Crossword no 1,192

Across: 1 Rupee; 4 Mainsheet; 9 Open-ended; 10 Ruler; 11 Seesaw; 12

Scrounge; 14 Occidental; 16 Limp; 19 Kant; 20 Call a break; 22 Inundate; 23 Lisbon; 26 Elite; 27 Fluctuate; 28 Tinselled; 29 Evoke.

Down: 1 Rootstock; 2 Peeve; 3 Eye candy; 4 Mode; 5 Indictable; 6 Sermon; 7 Eglantine; 8 Throe; 13 Unfaithful; 15 Centurion; 17 Pekingese; 18 Absinthe; 21 Adhere; 22 Inert; 24 Beano; 25 Quad.

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