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  1. infidel. (anag.)
  2. retreat. RE+TREAT
  3. Hanseatic league. HANSEATIC+LEAGUE (east China anag.)
  4. bark. (two meanings)
  5. lifts. (two meanings)
  6. ogre. OG(R)E (ego rev.)
  7. telling. TELL+IN+G
  8. attempt. A+T+TEMPT
  9. bring up. (two meanings)
  10. staunch. (anag.)
  11. lied. (two meanings)
  12. prole. P+ROLE
  13. area. AR+EA (RA rev.)
  14. bathing machines. (straight cryptic)
  15. yardman. YARD+MAN (dray rev.)
  16. amnesty. AM(N)EST+Y (mates anag.)
  1. inhabit. IN+H+A+BIT
  2. funeral director. (anag.)
  3. deep. (two meanings)
  4. letting. L(E+TT)ING
  5. ricotta. RI+CO+T+TA (IR rev.)
  6. tees. (two meanings)
  7. engagement rings. (straight cryptic)
  8. thereat. THE+REAT (tear anag.)
  9. tinge. TIN(G)E
  10. steal. S+TEA+L
  11. ball boy. BALL+BOY
  12. paragon. P+ARAGON
  13. sultana. SULT+A+NA (lust anag.)
  14. hearsay. H(EARS)AY
  15. firm. (two meanings)
  16. then. (hidden)