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|The Guardian Cryptic crossword of January 27th, 2023 other clues|
|Extra-large collars no good for cur (7)|
|Make respectable-looking career, you heard, in oil company (5,2)|
|Cool smart actress, one of a pair (7)|
|Party food for the health conscious (6)|
|Mean criminal head in police force set free (11)|
|Take a hike in Native American territory's western part (3,2)|
|Blackened items in kitchen? Domestic gets given the third degree (11)|
|Protective covering being worn after 30 days (5)|
|In Rome, I maybe run into foreign character before lunch? (7)|
|Grand and endlessly thrilling setter (7)|
|Absent-minded scientist using width instead of depth (7)|
|It's clear dope's seized by copper? Quite the reverse (2,5)|
|Peevish Le Pen jumpily interrupting a lot of criticism (9)|
|What you may call a bigwig with LSD or rolling joint (8)|
|Malay food recipe leaving a man with large appetite? (5)|
|Fully drink little drink? That man with drinks drinks gallons (4,2,3,6)|
|Succeeding in goal without evidence of mistake (4)|
|Places to learn about harmony (6)|
|Jenny, say, cutting duets in jazzy solo (10)|
|Content to leave Hardy and The Woman in White unfinished, getting cross (6)|
|Agree to cut frame Bogart bungled, embracing a star (5,5)|
|Tailless camel biting earl: it may cause a complaint (8)|
|Main hazard in Britain: Tories like Rees-Mogg! (4)|
|White House wanting leader gracious and sombre (6)|
|Some disrespect etc offended backing musicians (5)|
|Sweet American pin-up with mostly pleasant clothing (7)|
|Ineptitude from eg Macron briefly meeting Blair (9)|
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