Cryptic #37

Cryptic #37

Happy Easter!

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Across
1 Hit the left limb with one shot on the front line (12)
9 Name-dropping one who does not love spice, perhaps (8)
10 Quietly take a boost to salary as a thank-you (6)
11 Maybe light reader heard bleep (6)
12 Disappeared - that is, drove home (8)
13 Striving endlessly for relief from pain (7)
16 The French accept tattered coats - how sweet is this? (7)
18 Rights for fair-trade leader dismissed - consumers get taxed a hundred and fifty (7)
19 Bemoan role played, lack of set in adaptation (7)
21 That man's heard hollow tree sing back, got very emotional (8)
23 A hundred fins and scales? (6)
25 Greek characters' salted crackers (6)
26 Chairs meeting of royals, and the rest (8)
27 A taxing read? (8,4)
Down
2 It's a crime to break a truce (9)
3 Shame or discipline (5)
4 How money-making figure in top condition could be made prominent?! (6)
5 Communication about shipping costs (9)
6 Convince Yankee to leave first base, getting replaced by Met debutant (5)
7 One administering writing tools to the Queen after an insult (9)
8/24 Much-requested song performed by U.S. President annually? (8)
14 Mister Blue given petition for ambassador (5,4)
15 Trendy streets developing trendy things (9)
17 Discussing reprimand (7,2)
20 Bone - not T - in dish (6)
22 Tall carving perhaps to hold my bonnet (5)
23 Idiot poured drink into a radio (5)
24 See 8

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