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The Guardian – Cryptic crossword No 27,635 – Oct 8 2018

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Clues Answers
Ban poetic entreaty to hold the writer back EMBARGO
Big shot in golf by idiot breaking record DIGNITARY
Crack in part of lounge? Ring phone number from America HEARTBREAKHOTEL
Don’t cook enough food, red nuts having been shelled and sent back UNDERDO
Go through group of countries, probing distinctive feature USEUP
King of music in racy novel that’s short CRABBY
Like a close shave, or in need of one HAIRY
Lizard’s egg laid in uncultivated land MONITOR
Name associated with a lot of Allies battling ELALAMEIN
Old Dalmatian in bad rain barking around yard ILLYRIAN
Parking in great city around shops EMPORIA
Person wittering on about marmalade, perhaps, before English party JAMBOREE
Pods round ship heading west OKRA
Political coterie or cult? Back it to reform KITCATCLUB
Pull down pants seldom worn by current husband DEMOLISH
Pulse fast on one close to arousal LENTIL
Red vehicle by pit CARMINE
Reptile steps out of line ADDER
Rot back in coarse types of wood EYEWASH
Several lines as standard on a chart PARAGRAPH
She’s housed in dire necessity IRENE
Some cheer jazzy rag tune HERECOMESTHESUN
Stick crumbling, the end falling off FLAK
This stimulates philosopher POPPER
Trickster to perform trickery on a person in court CONJUROR
Try to bag new sound device that’s hard to get GNOMIC
Type of firm with no money to lose it BROKERAGE
What could make apt stage entertainment TAPDANCING