Independent 7721

Three graduates are clued without definition

ACROSS

1              Works up outlines partly recalled in published work (4)

4              Chest of drawers, rich, of fine working (10)

9              Woman’s rage about more gin being spilled (8,7)

10           Unexpectedly sharing oil between two countries (5-5)

12           Man, evil, heartless? (4)

13           King? That is very often seen with ‘chicken’ in cooking? (4)

15           No specialist information? Time to itemise (10)

17           One lawyer’s crooked (3,7)

19           Hydrogen, following its usual form, makes for opening (4)

20           Creamy preparation with joint (4)

22           Considerate traveller to historic city following company into ruined site (10)

24           Most of mail in interim will be describing interchange (15)

26           Certainly hurry to consume whiskey in days gone by (10)

27           Cup game? Run for seats in stadium (4)

DOWN

2              Praise writer about article in two places (5)

3              Wimp loves wriggling out of religious commitment? (6,3)

4              Failing to block recording at expiry of loose deadline (7,4)

5              I stop suppressing rising passion from part of Europe (7)

6              Supporting lifting of first of restrictions (3)

7              Contribution from Beethoven in the Choral? (5)

8              Still tucking into other special snack (9)

11           Hound beginning to pursue river creature (5,6)

14           Old train – one runs on Tube? That’s about right (4,5)

16           Convict, released after little hesitation, heading for local boozer (5,4)

18           Quick inspection, satisfactory when entering to drop tab? (4-3)

21           Contributor to some wines and to some whisky, perhaps, on reflection? (5)

23           They match small English village in Suffolk (5)

25           2 – 1? It’s most often between 3 and 5 (3)

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