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Cryptic Crossword No. 025

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Change round to sounding pompous [7]
Sort of bowler where one expects a furled umbrella [7]
First part of new rise just coming into effect [7]
10 Refuse to boast about one's years [7]
11 Indistinct note to a king [5]
12 Let out and enrich [9]
13 They live by the pen [9]
15 One of those pieces of eight [5]
16 Father looks embarrassed when cut [5]
18 Took an attitude over something that's beneath you [9]
21 Taking ill the new nurse left [9]
24 Such a cut seen in a ring? [5]
25 Though particular the place is in a mess [7]
26 Reserve team that will go down? [7]
27 Gamble a great deal on a patched-up tyre [7]
28 Makes one see red as green perhaps [7]

Volume of transport [7]
Loose bones scattered around the church [7]
Found out such appliances are dangerous [9]
The last place to fight? [5]
Arranger or a singer in trouble [9]
The wrong people fall into it [5]
Once more a good man is in opposition [7]
Life jacket makes me sweat [3,4]
14 Having support utterly at peace [9]
15 It's not even considered mathematically [3,6]
16 Reading could give us unending pleasure [7]
17 Relation to treat with consideration [7]
19 Friend rose on the football side - a real flier [7]
20 Architectural highlights [7]
22 I've an order that's simple [5]
23 Ellis spins a yarn [5]

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