Unpublished Beelzebub 7

ACROSS

1              Does her gift become cursed, like Cassandra? (11)

11           Orbital location accepted once one passes through axial point (7)

12           Demand soft drug (5)

13           Magpies run from concoction of bark (4)

14           Monstrous female unexpectedly honest (6)

15           Genuine tailless cat initially kept at home (6)

17           Support I used in changing tyre? It’s correct (9)

18           Some European makes these cases (4)

20           Beach patrol members heading to rescue swimmer with options running short (7)

22           Playwright’s capricious, even for one in second stage piece (7)

24           Opera heroine featuring in novels also (4)

26           Really losing time: trail’s gone cold? (9)

30           Very much recalled self-confidence around male snogging in Oz (6)

31           Charge is accepted by independent individual (6)

32           Seabird European country brought back into African country (4)

33           Money regulation allowing importation of billion (5)

34           Vocal music – and by Gounod – in a liturgy (7)

35           He lives primarily in remarkably cosy isle? (11)

DOWN

2              Something that knocks out old insect pest (5)

3              Missile to startle borders of Egypt (6)

4              Unsweetened brew of lager held in suspicion (9)

5              Obscure ravine filling watering-hole (7)

6              Understand about singular historic exploit (4)

7              Indian area, in this sense, occupying downstream region (6)

8              Historic festival kept up around European colony of Greece (4)

9              Means not to engage in swearwords? (7)

10           Periwinkles one found in ocean pay badly (11)

11           Old prostitute’s assistant spots no hint of dirty sheets (11)

16           Sharp business practice wrecked large mine (9)

19           Successes in lifting two-thirds of oil spill, foaming (7)

21           Certainly rocks under rear of palace could be this! (7)

23           Former currency turned up in view, almost in a spooky way (6)

25           Expect game of chance rarely to be about right (6, 2 words)

27           Channel current overcome by a rodent (5)

28           Cancel old French article about book (4)

29           You sound surprised and I agree (4)

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