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Cryptic Crossword No. 015

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Makeshift draught-excluder? [7]
I object to a certain action [7]
Tie up an unusually attractive plant [7]
10 Roy's one to give a direct answer [3,2,2]
11 The morning belongs to us for an intrigue [5]
12 Bell's ringer [9]
13 Defeat comes from fielding error [9]
15 Breaks supports [5]
16 Cheers up with fringe benefits [5]
18 Very strong sticking-plaster [9]
21 Down the line from Lancaster [9]
24 Supporter of the school board [5]
25 Cases prepared for Italian consumer groups [7]
26 Expert required if skull is damaged [7]
27 Jobs for the boys [7]
28 Half the school get zero, which is unusual for music [7]

Highly vocal female [7]
Beaten due to no preparation [7]
Makes teenagers obstreperous [9]
Police spy who didn't look out of place in the garden? [5]
Nurseryman's guarded forecast about hawthorn? [9]
Poe's a weird storyteller [5]
Removes plants from our pots [7]
Forerunners of marriage? [7]
14 Checks taxes - not for the first time [9]
15 Stock up with helpers in break [9]
16 A plain repair I made a mess of [7]
17 Make a successful comeback as an upholsterer? [7]
19 Fair son worked to a degree [2,2,3]
20 Far-seeing man who fell foul of the Inquisition [7]
22 Care nothing for ridicule [5]
23 Tilts - where? [5]

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