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Across Down
  1. Kneecap Irishman in front of girl (7)
  2. Host caught with old politician before (7)
  3. Finally a geography book on Thailand (2,4)
  4. A dollar for each object with variable roughness (8)
  5. European writer touring Luxembourg (4)
  6. Disagreeing over tin designs (10)
  7. Left over polish destroys miscellaneous pieces (4,3,4)
  8. Lewd sirens writhing in a desolate wasteland (10)
  9. Stage favourites return (4)
  10. Trader of whipped cream rings hotel at noon time (8)
  11. Consumed by fire, letters from Swinburne disappear (6)
  12. Al goes back below to wash (7)
  13. Trouble brews around the heartless playwright (7)
  1. Noisy part of London accommodates independent self-interested group (7)
  2. Recruit a principal and make progress (3,5)
  3. Severely criticised son departed with Penny (6)
  4. Perfect finish (8)
  5. Courage from gin perhaps (6)
  6. PR experts, at the outset, are apt to feign (7)
  7. Buffet eaten in Tom’s small house (11)
  8. Naked runner’s swift dash back again (8)
  9. Mental pressure following princess’s extreme pain (8)
  10. Transcribe Braille for free (7)
  11. This character indicates the end of the play (7)
  12. Respectable editor upset over money (6)
  13. Anyhow Bob’s Asian date wept noisily (6)
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