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  1. Start-up. (two meanings)
  2. Compact. (two meanings)
  3. At close quarters. A+T+CLOSE+QUARTERS
  4. Leer. LEER (reel rev.)
  5. Kitty. (two meanings)
  6. Pace. P+ACE
  7. Witness. W+IT+NESS
  8. Roundel. ROUND+E+L
  9. Crossed. CROSS+ED
  10. Prelate. PR(EL)ATE
  11. Arum. A+RUM
  12. Overt. OVER+T
  13. Lamp. LA+MP
  14. The fourth estate. THE+FOUR+THES(TAT)E
  15. Rat race. RA+TRACE
  16. Amadeus. A(MADE)US
  1. Shallow. (two meanings)
  2. Ancient monument. (anag.)
  3. Tool. TOOL (loot rev.)
  4. Premiss. PR+E+MISS
  5. Counter. COUNT+ER
  6. More. M+O+RE
  7. Alexandra Palace. ALEXANDRA+P(AL)ACE (ref. to 12a)
  8. Tassell. T+ASS+ELL
  9. Verse. VER+S+E (rev rev.)
  10. Mused. M(US)E+D
  11. Chatter. C+HATTER
  12. Diverse. DI+VERSE (ref. to 13d)
  13. Parthia. PART+H+IA
  14. Express. EX+PRESS
  15. Dora. D+O+RA
  16. Asia. A+S+I+A