Cryptic #1

Cryptic #1

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ACROSS
9. Redcoat travels to see architecture (3,4)
10. Shoot duck in final stage of competition? (7)
11. What a priest performs to gather followers? (5)
12. Unresponsive pet given a quinine-based medicine (9)
13. Put it on, otherwise, er... nude, raw! (9)
14. Simplest part of organism discovered by round instrument (5)
15. The bottom of the ocean has layers of complexity (6)
17. To put a stop to shutout using one ace (6)
20. A revolutionary model becomes a storyteller (5)
21. Research institute creates sentient war machine? (5,4)
24. Huge amount paid for the best action figure of contrary artist (3,6)
26. Hole in iconic hedge (5)
27. Points to right: "In France, you get easily frightened" (7)
28. Smudged one colour pointlessly right into another (7)
DOWN
1. Cross a salt dune halfway to reach ancient Chinese city (6)
2. Hair Street? (6)
3. Crone's built vessel as a result of 28 perhaps (10)
4. What a cow called singer: "Tramp" (7)
5. Put back remainder of raw material (7)
6. Journalist needs it to make changes (4)
7. White, rented glove? (8)
8. Humanitarian organisation marked as being wrong? (3,5)
14. Run away from loose bird? (7,3)
15. Designing boat using scrap lying around (8)
16. Official document idiot returns in jest (8)
18. In pen, hog's outer layers nearly look poor (from behind) (7)
19. In short, sound amplifier gets cover from bacterium (7)
22. Accountant brings partial order to agreement (6)
23. Works for necessities, so we hear (6)
25. Boo! Dreadful! Put on the last instrument (4)

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