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  1. Bird returned to husband of philosopher (4)
  2. 6’s article about Bude bachelor disappearing (5)
  3. Rhymer’s old favourite going around (4)
  4. Tom’s pad unusual in this city (7)
  5. Closely examine a creepy crawly without tip of proboscis (7)
  6. Fool princess after I return to ..... (5)
  7. ..... this place with mother pursuing a thoroughly depraved person (9)
  8. Inspectors not right moving a tree (5,4)
  9. The opening work has a key theme (5)
  10. 6 is a big hit (5)
  11. Spots a bit of cream on one pancake (4,5)
  12. Unqualified pawnbroker employs a personal assistant at start of business (9)
  13. Support Hearts through painful part (5)
  14. Wonder at student 6 (7)
  15. Drunken sot alas perplexed (2,1,4)
  16. 6 found in northern wood (4)
  17. Trouble with this 6 (5)
  18. Prohibition broached by European coffee producer (4)
  1. 6 dances around monarch - not good (7)
  2. Mitre shaped glove seen at Royal Institution ceremony (9)
  3. Miss, for example, damage in eardrum (9)
  4. 6’s dress material sent back (5)
  5. Picasso’s last study of a mountain nymph (5)
  6. Emblematic item abandonned in overturned bed (7)
  7. Opening part of a dithyramb (4)
  8. Best not to inhale too much of this at bosses’ bash (8)
  9. Exposed Head of Security got high on drugs (8)
  10. Former lover, one to think highly of, is free from blame (9)
  11. In favour of volunteer receiving a cheese (9)
  12. Doctor out east is a 6 (7)
  13. 6’s back numbers about me (7)
  14. Comb the West of Scotland for game (5)
  15. Girl helping to make rebel laugh (5)
  16. This writer realised about the end of the month (4)
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