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Cryptic Crossword No. 020

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Matchmaker? [7]
Cursed, having spilt the salt in bed [7]
Angered by anagram [7]
10 New act involves nude entertainment [7]
11 Wants to sound negligent [5]
12 After work, quiet or music is timely [9]
13 Gathered what the man who kept his cool was? [9]
15 Vegetables are running out of water, we hear [5]
16 Took steps to help with training [5]
18 Fling it up, wildly cheering [9]
21 Litter that may be picked up [9]
24 Locks are the key to its existence [5]
25 Head off disaster and have a party with fruit [7]
26 Reliable way to stop bleeding [7]
27 Sneer at produce from the Orient [7]
28 Retired from employment? [7]

Polish she has to ring up for [7]
A cry I'll reproduce in poetry [7]
Drugged with amphetamine, it's quick acting [4,5]
Came on a horse with nothing on - a wild show! [5]
Retract support on quiet deal that's been arranged [4-5]
A shade of caution [5]
Great pain taken to get at the truth? [7]
Turns red; this shows uncertainty [7]
14 Try to land [5,4]
15 Long-term category of art students [4,5]
16 Charge for delivering pages to be edited [7]
17 One is supposed to look better for eating them [7]
19 Games period [7]
20 A celebration to be enjoyed for a night, we hear [7]
22 Draw a small amount [5]
23 Brought down to earth [5]

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