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Cryptic: Four Spanners

◆◆ · By wisprabbit · Published 2 months ago

Constructor's Note: A themeless cryptic crossword.
I set myself a challenge to clue four 15-letter fills in the same cryptic. I think it went fine, but I like the little clues here, especially 7D.
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    1DSeafood caught by sailor, all by himself (7)
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    Across
    1. 7A
      Poet ordained into Judaism won’t stop orating (7)
    2. 8A
      Atlas Shrugged start goes about a bug in a big city (7)
    3. 10A
      Anglo-Saxon monster replaces Republican with aged, topless, savage fruit (6, 9)
    4. 11A
      After onrush, brain-damaged – starts to incur lumps in seizures – what a dreadful year! (5, 10)
    5. 13A
      Maybe arm setter’s pound fencing (4)
    6. 15A
      A paranormal phenomenon twisted part of a church (4)
    7. 20A
      Intel-gathering team’s budget produces further though (15)
    8. 22A
      ‘Tecs and onwardly-crooked cops (3, 8, 4)
    9. 24A
      Caught dangerously syrupy drink with some edges to rinse (7)
    10. 25A
      Crosses enemy with custom-built shotgun (7)
    Down
    1. 1D
      Seafood caught by sailor, all by himself (7)
    2. 2D
      Humans perhaps installing cots around property (6)
    3. 3D
      Employed American journalist (4)
    4. 4D
      Bespoke twaddle, full of holes, going around Illinois (or Massachusetts) (6-4)
    5. 5D
      Sit brat up to feed pills (8)
    6. 6D
      Title of sanction, when article is replaced with refusal (7)
    7. 7D
      Pickles baby in Peru – gratuitous! (6)
    8. 9D
      Evaluate donkeys with two tails (6)
    9. 12D
      Prisons, double lies attest, have lost their walls (10)
    10. 14D
      Pope out of all pennies? (8)
    11. 16D
      Politics working? At current, Charlie, it’s unexpected (6)
    12. 17D
      American vehicle in stock? – the opposite looked unpleasant (7)
    13. 18D
      Amazon native ran in constant heat, oddly (7)
    14. 19D
      Electrodes pulsed on alkaline elements, mounted (6)
    15. 21D
      Disorder’s elevated tracks (6)
    16. 23D
      Lovely trip forgetting Juliet, a relative (4)
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