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The NI Prize Crossword No.64

NI Prize Crossword No.64 by Axe

Cryptic

Across

*1* Central American republic’s annoyed at Corsica (5,4)
*6* Glean from map Piacenza’s Roman via... (5)
*9* ...kind of Greek architecture... (5)
*10* ...and one cameo setting of Alexander’s place (9)
*11* Between copper and gold, publicity’s the key when leading the country (7)
*12* Point alternatively to the question when naming English city... (7)
*13* ...after English river: it’s coming from two directions (4)
*14* Fish from seat on the ocean (3,5)
*17* Mexican general rumoured blown out over the Rockies (5,3)
*19* Hard guiding one to part of Sumatra (4)
*23* True, IRA got involved in Italy of old (7)
*24* Madeira? Aye, your Ladyship, First Lord’s captured when retreating (7)
*25* A Dutch place, going north-east near work (9)
*26* Devon river, for example, involved in metal-stretching? (5)
*27* Eastern spice arriving at French seawater lake (5)
*28* Border flower from Brazilian place sublime at the end of June? (3,6)

Down

*1* S Americans identifiable by the French and American influences in facial features (8)
*2* There’s no love in part of France for Spanish saint about to find himself in Puerto Rico (3,4)
*3* Old Greek part where the end of the mall gives way to yard (6)
*4* Turkish port’s connected with Cadiz, mirroring some of its characteristics (5)
*5* A car Natal rejected found in Spanish reservoir (9)
*6* He led Napoleon’s troops under tree cover here in the Channel (8)
*7* Ottawa chief in charge when bomb is planted under the French bridge (7)
*8* 7 not one of the Native Americans who accepted quiet suffering (6)
*14* One vehicle crashes into another by the river at Norwegian town (9)
*15* Heather to evoke strong feelings on Scottish burgh (8)
*16* Timid girl’s reported to place in Wyoming (8)
*18* King Leo’s dressing in gold and a halo (7)
*20* This water is the Prince of Lewis’ literally! (7)
*21* Movement in the Caribbean concerning age being affected by gravity (6)
*22* Protective cloak put over Irish trouble-spot? (6)
*24* The plum, Angola’s indigenous fruit (5)

Quick

Across

*1* Central American republic, capital San Jose (5,4)
*6* Via ??-, the main road out of classical Rome to the south (5)
*9* Ancient Greek dialect: one of the five main orders of architecture (5)
*10* One of the Former Republics of Yugoslavia (9)
*11* S American country named for its latitudinal position (7)
*12* Largest city in E Anglia (7)
*13* English river which flows into the Wash (4)
*14* Ocean piscivores related to bass (3,5)
*17* City and volcano of El Salvador (5,3)
*19* Special region, the first Muslim stronghold, of Sumatra (4)
*23* Pre-Roman part of central Italy famed for pottery (7)
*24* Sweet Madeira wine, the bane of Clarence according to Shakespeare and others (7)
*25* City and province of NE Holland (9)
*26* Devon river (5)
*27* Lagoon, sea-water lake (5)
*28* US-Mexico border river (3,6)

Down

*1* S Americans of the Pacific coastlands (8)
*2* Capital of Puerto Rico (3,4)
*3* Literary name for pastoral part of ancient Greece said to be inhabited by the god Pan (6)
*4* Turkish third city and key port (5)
*5* A town and reservoir in W Spain; a port in N Brazil; a lake in N Canada (9)
*6* One of the Channel Islands (8)
*7* Chief of the Ottawa tribe who gave his name to a Michigan motor town (7)
*8* Athabaskan-speaking Native American who settled in SW US after leaving Canada (6)
*14* Major Norwegian oil town (9)
*15* Castle where Mary Queen of Scots was crowned (8)
*16* State capital of Wyoming (8)
*18* Halo (7)
*20* Sea, the world’s largest body of inland water (7)
*21* Musical style associated with Rastafarianism (6)
*22* One of Ireland’s four ancient provinces (6)
*24* Tropical fruit (5)

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