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Cryptic Crossword No. 15
by Medusa

Across

Retard fashion dealer (6)
Included in Nepal is a defensive wall (8)
Key to insert a gap (5,3)
10 Punier kind of Green (6)
11 Hood's colour? (7,5)
13 Unknown (in Old English) name for cattle (4)
14 A vessel twice in liquidator (8)
17 Unnatural voice not in accordance with dry exclamation (8)
18 Old instrument of pillage, we hear (4)
20 Wearing casual clothes merits a severe scolding (8,4)
23 Hit the beer? (6)
24 Circular for everyone (3-5)
25 A classic sea (not the Aral) shrunk back - Sugar! (8)
26 Talk idly about an old buccaneer (6)

Down

Pore over cable (4)
Cut off territories for port district (9)
Game Ben starts studying painter (6)
Arrogant one naps inordinately - he's not welcome (7,3,5)
Volume of gaudy loch (8)
Cunning ruse with end of war more certain (5)
Carpeted, that is perhaps to disparage (10)
12 Old broken part I corroded for one who lives abroad (10)
15 There's something brilliant under slop that's been spilt (9)
16 Call from the Paleolithic reconstructed African country (8)
19 A little bit of model work (6)
21 Ointment for one's conscience? (5)
22 One company of soldiers (4)

Solution

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