Independent 7625

ACROSS

9              Part of America: love possessed one to return (5)

10           Medical expert with no time for more incredible point (9)

11           Exclamation about one backing setter as wine fan (9)

12           18 to 20 reforming, shunning liquor (5)

13           Maltreated patient with no Italian food (9)

14           18 to 29 Arabian one, appearing in a jiffy (5)

16           Bill starts to tattle about Ben (3)

18           Concern to secure right element in order? (7)

20           18 to 12, say, retaining name (3)

21           Path to fame involves new hair treatment (5)

22           English all in disarray with a mine exploding in battle (2,7)

25           Soil protection left in to a large extent (5)

27           Hard arguments about advantage provided by country features (9)

28           A lot of vehicles switching to car mode (9)

29           18 to 14a, one chasing one in drag (5)

DOWN

1              18 to 23 – person confused with time (5,5)

2              Musical form with extra note? One may be let off (6)

3              Cap mobile roaming? About time, using similar software (10)

4              Gambling venue mostly looking for criminal opportunities, nothing more (6)

5              18 to 25d, though losing it, wealthy (8)

6              Reptile, one somewhat disabled, having lost tail (4)

7              Dissent from dreadful leader in Europe, about to collapse (8)

8              Theatre’s more than enough for this male (4)

14           Sausage: person going round food store, ignoring one, getting another one (10)

15           Instrument is given broadcasting aid, covering what’s live? (10)

17           Number landed in coastal area? It’s commonplace (8)

19           Picked up by chance, hitch-hiker finally leaving at a higher point (8)

23           18 to 1 also developed without aid of Government? (6)

24           Sex amongst inner group held up as this? (6)

25           18 to 5 – I am restricted by illness (4)

26           Cast left after a lot of pain (4)

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