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The Guardian – Cryptic crossword No 27,536 – Jun 14 2018

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A thousand and one transfixing openings for tales PORKIES
City centre emptied after I came, according to Caesar VENICE
Close to terror under settee, until now SOFAR
Dad does up opulent houses PALACES
Diminutive Man Friday’s last few hours? WEEKNIGHT
Dissipation of American male covered by the Guardian WASTAGE
Flaming row, theoretically about increase in GDP GROWTH
Game of cricket put strain on marriage TESTMATCH
Hum bits, playing heavy metal BISMUTH
Idiot husband in Paisley? CLOTH
Individual from Naples — or Barking? PERSONAL
Infamous Clyde pub brawl BARROW
Leisure activities shunned by current philosopher HOBBES
MI5 served up poison VENOM
Mum disheartened after earl leaves beanfeast BANQUET
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Old newspapers, frequently dated OFTTIMES
One of twelve sworn to follow Conservative illusionist CONJUROR
Paint big birds seizing big cat by its head EMULSION
Party touring Russian capital heading off to share bed DOUBLEUP
Pole dancer almost breaking laws PENALCODE
Poorly MP hesitantly collecting bodily fluid LYMPH
Rebellious female with gun unfortunately suspended again REHUNG
Reparations united people over time ATONEMENT
Revolutionary Red regularly tilting at pacifist ANTIWAR
Rogue caught mate dividing loot SCALLYWAG
Romeo donning skimpy garment for crowd THRONG
Skilfully manipulate idolatry ADROITLY
Skinned bits ache and burn ITCH
Vacuous government accepts zero-hour contract ought to pass GOTHROUGH
Young setter, perhaps a future monarch? PUPA