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Across Down
  1. Put off to a future time as Pope’s not worried (8)
  2. Work for a political party (6)
  3. Several are reportedly placed in position in this part of the south-west (8)
  4. Left with fools or girls (6)
  5. Protective cover (6)
  6. I told Eva about this joint (8)
  7. Ghastly when academic gets caught with sailor again (7)
  8. At first Brown labels university expert as right wing (4)
  9. Catch sight of English secret agent (4)
  10. Bill upset over the Queen getting one for free (7)
  11. Come face to face with convict on a seaside promenade (8)
  12. Pressure on angry corsair (6)
  13. Frank brought back again as batsman number one (6)
  14. Come to rest once more in river near east Yorkshire town (8)
  15. The head of surgery tries sacking a senior female nurse (6)
  16. Dispatched home by the Spanish guard (8)
  1. Crayon and glue on line (6)
  2. Book of the Bible with section on a troublesome mule (6)
  3. Irregular soldier’s weapon (8)
  4. Born and died from want (4)
  5. Astonished when mother sent back a final letter (6)
  6. Ball-boy has cleats broken by something in the way (8)
  7. Decided to analyse Dante’s original (8)
  8. Prescribed series of training right for this type of horse (7)
  9. Long-suffering personal assistant returns it to hospital department (7)
  10. Conservative fellow supporting socialist organisation for medical care (3,5)
  11. Bridges (8)
  12. Appear in a passenger list (8)
  13. Inexperienced European novelist (6)
  14. Damage metal bird (6)
  15. Make known about meat (6)
  16. Charge for services including the opening of an outdoor charity event (4)
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