Crossword No 32 (third series)

           
             
          10               
             
11                12           
       
13  14        15  16        17       
             
18                19           
       
20      21      22    23        24   
             
25                26           
             
27            28               

Clues across
1Did some automated sewing at the speed of sound, coming to a bad end (8)
6Bring rowing gear into church?  Thatís vulgar! (6)
9Head needs space for fertilising powder (6)
10Cot-hirerís crazy eloquence (8)
11Tyrannical cop sited badly (8)
12Duck in African river flowing westwards in this district (6)
13Having row about retrograde artist is a duty (6)
16Torn out, placed round name to provide decoration (8)
18Planning to show European type of pottery after school (8)
19One leaving native land before seizing Russian fighter plane (6)
20Trawl, say, round Ulster?  You canít start here! (6)
22Itís grand, they say, as a race (8)
25I knew rat chewed up these garments (8)
26Gold transaction is a trial (6)
27Loves to be seen in Colorado reservation (6)
28Scholarly story about unusual treat (8)
Clues down
2Sailor overlooks poem in dwelling (5)
3Rifle chap turns into a bargain (4-5)
4Group of musicians suitable for a reckless tightrope walker? (5)
5Straight or common Ė thatís the boss! (8-7)
6Throwing out cereal can (9)
7Together in ceremonial on grass (5)
8One possessing a craft could be shown pier (4-5)
14Educationís disrupted and lots are sold in this way (9)
15Inconstant if heís last (9)
17Request to send armour by post? (4,5)
21Bury between . . . (5)
23. . . fish found in Metro, utterly exhausted (5)
24A component separated from others (5)

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