No. 4 June 2015

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Across
1 Thoroughly enjoys milk? (4,2)
4 Lying journalist chasing sailor (4)
7 Doc – Mr – um, anyway, a well-known name in Antarctic cartography! (7)
12 Humorous writer not limited to one-way device (7)
13 He’s very partial to plasterboard backing (5)
14 Well-groomed hunk, empty inside (5)
15 Consider vessels; they’re guided around orbits (9)
16 “Female” superhero (4,3)
17 One party causes trouble (3)
18 After period of speculation and narrow escape, supplies fried vegetables (6,3,6)
19 Send away Ed Sheeran album found in Étiolles, oddly (5)
20 Acid a crook paid for by promissory notes (11)
22 Plant sticky stuff, almost at the earliest possible moment (3)
25 Incomplete pronunciation of “sister” (3)
26 This sheet won’t give you splinters! (6,5)
27 Whip knows nothing of unctuous Tory leaders (5)
30 See the twentieth remarkable work by 1 down (5,5,5)
32 Answer to “E pluribus unum” ? (3)
33 He’s grey at first, and heads a legendary fellowship (7)
34 Taylor Swift album cover with an edible type of bell (3,6)
36 Roughly clean pike (5)
37 Poetically, feet appear in declaration of sexuality (5)
39 Flaccidoggies? Totterabbits? Weakittens? No, molluscs! (7)
40 Old actress’s farewell cut short (7)
41 Enjoy group’s somewhat retro revels (4)
42 Decentralised adrenalin: a different kind of Buzz? (6)
Down
1 She’d never seen a diamond in the flesh, but found one in old learning (5)
2 Basil and Rosemary say “Fuss and nonsense!” (8)
3 Weird, and not likely to prevent choking? (10)
5 Experience result of cloning experiment and feel overwhelmed (2,6,7)
6 Enjoy elbow (3)
7 Well-groomed male, sure to kiss near end (11)
8 Get to create dwarf planet (8)
9 Contemplation of remarkably spacious realm (10)
10 Reveals jab to finally lessen head being bald (13)
11 Goddess decreed how motoring organisation shall be named (6)
16 Lynn and I requiring a novel method of education (7,8)
18 16 across’s advantage in a fist fight? (5,8)
21 In a mating frenzy, I love being embraced (fancy!) (11)
23 Support male flyer, say, taking a spin (10)
24 Is second half of illness giving rise to the same temperature? (10)
28 Sleeping arrangements for people leading parallel lives? (4,4)
29 / 2 added by this! (4,4)
31 Pay heed to “C’mon, baby, do the Locomotion” ? (6)
35 22 is risen? Not exactly (5)
38 Mother’s love for chairman (3)

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