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  1. Resist cancellation of boxing match (5,3)
  2. Girl student gets a C in French (6)
  3. Breed small rodents and bats (8)
  4. Sodium rain falling in this fictional country (6)
  5. Escape from girl without notice (5)
  6. Crossed from art back to poetry then died (9)
  7. Play a trick on Con (4,3,1,4)
  8. Stock reduction in a jewellers (5-7)
  9. A mother’s drink of water (5,4)
  10. Stricken Abel tried at the outset to complain (5)
  11. Girl takes Elizabeth I sunflowers (6)
  12. This angry young man’s hurtful in front of a member (8)
  13. Article on Ohio railway speculation (6)
  14. Departs with eastern workers before Ted gets crazy (8)
  1. Investigator measures outside royal residence initially (6)
  2. Depart for a place in India by road (2,4)
  3. Self-restrained in this method of painting the edges (9)
  4. Look at the score and brave a trying situation (4,3,5)
  5. Informed of a Welsh artist retiring to Spain (5)
  6. Cliff giving up rock? (8)
  7. Charles I to deal with Russia’s top candle maker (8)
  8. Speak out frankly and risk one’s reputation (3,2,3,4)
  9. Ann Adamson meets the French girl (9)
  10. Writer’s first attempt comes earlier (8)
  11. Flighty Viola let rip (8)
  12. Run away to be with a bird (4,2)
  13. Be present at a time prior to the first goal (6)
  14. Animal guide (5)
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