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Cryptic Crossword No. 007

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He comes across as false friend (6)
Biscuits or nuts (8)
It's pronounced with conviction [6] (6)
10 State of a holm oak? [8] (8)
12 Insects with wings of short span [8] (8)
13 Unusual dish we longed for [6] (6)
15 Old city conservative showing a change of heart? [4] (4)
16 Bill gets a medical qualification of a university [10] (10)
19 Perhaps a party ends a school occasion [7,3] (10)
20 Fifty stick around, looking far from pleased [4] (4)
23 Note I'm unusually punctual [2,4] (6)
25 Made case out for colleges [8] (8)
27 One living on another camp for airborne troops? [8] (8)
28 Very much the opposite [6] (6)
29 Occupier who pays neither top nor bottom in rent [8] (8)
30 It's knitted for a milk producer [6] (6)

Men held by strange gift of imagination perhaps (7)
Hour being struck for close acquaintance (9)
Bury someone - as wrong note is given to the doctor? (6)
An inclination to scrape along (4)
Charm is a curious quality! (8)
He holds a policeman in upset: it will mean time (5)
Malicious gossip involving a number in footwear [7] (7)
11 Accurately defined new recipes [7] (7)
14 Don't go back for a loan [7] (7)
17 They spend time together [9] (9)
18 Girl thought to be like Queen Victoria? [8] (8)
19 Professional reps given a rise do well [7] (7)
21 Control may rest in wrong way [7] (7)
22 Honour I dream about [6] (6)
24 Start making pastries [5] (5)
26 Machine-gun nest blown up [4] (4)

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