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Apart from the clue numbering being off in the printed version of this, it was not too bad; the two triple definitions stumped me for a while – just as I have more or less got the hang of the comp. anag. clues...

  • 2ac: CACKLE: Laugh raucously, gold having been lost from primitive boat carrying king (6): CORACLE (primitive boat) - OR (gold) + K(ing)
  • 8ac: KHAYA: Jackdaw with dry grass nested in African tree (5): HAY (dry grass) inside KA (African tree)
  • 13ac: SIROC: Wind becoming moister and giving ten baths is from the east (5): COR (ten baths) + IS reversed
  • 14ac: HAYMOW: Rick demonstrating way Hom cooked (6): *(WAY HOM)
  • 15ac: T-CARTS: Pros clubs installed? They’ll take you for a ride (6): TARTS (pros) around C(lubs)
  • 16ac: PREP: Homework to bring forward when one’s knocked off (4): PREPONE (bring forward) - ONE
  • 17ac: ATHETOSIS: Advanced, this involves twisting of toes (9): A(dvanced) + THIS around *(TOES) &lit.
  • 18ac: TRANSIENTNESS: Time progressed – copper turned in imps – it shows nothing lasts (13): T(ime) + RAN (progressed) + SEN (copper) reversed in SIENTS (imps)
  • 21ac: KOBAN: Waterbuck on an old gold coin (5): KOB (waterbuck) + AN
  • 23ac: SIDHA: A dish, shimmering, one that’s achieved perfection (5): *(A DISH)
  • 25ac: ITALICISATION: Romans exemplify this? Wrong – it is Catilina Cicero ultimately trounced (13): *(IT IS CATILINA (cicer)O)
  • 26ac: VEDUTISTA: One paints broad townscapes, representing vastitude (9): *(VASTITUDE)
  • 30ac: CAST: Seek rejected players (4): Triple definition
  • 31ac: EROTIC: Steamy boiled rice, ’eated within (6): *(RICE) around (h)OT (’eated)
  • 32ac: BESIDE: Au reste, composition of Delibes abandoned by learner (6): *(DELIBES) - L(earner)
  • 33ac: QUELL: Slaying in Shakespeare, as that in Gallic lines (5): QUE (fr. “that”) + LL (lines)
  • 34ac: SASSE: Old lock, rusty at its centre, sea’s ruined (5): (ru)S(ty) + *(SEAS)
  • 35ac: CHESTY: Being well-endowed, i.e steeped in riches typically? (6): riCHES TYpically
  • 1dn: ASTATKI: Petroleum by-product, shoddy stuff fed to a runner (7): TAT (shoddy stuff) inside A SKI (runner)
  • 2dn: CICERO: English ‘croci’ (faulty form), type with 13 points? (6): *(E(nglish) CROCI); ref., I think, to Cicero the unit of type, rather than to Marcus Tullius, even though he is just the type to have “and thirteenthly” in one of his speeches...
  • 3dn: ARAB: Good-looking mount – what’s unclear about framing? (4): uncleAR ABout
  • 4dn: CORONA LUCIS: Colours I can get twinkling in church chandelier (11, 2 words): *(COLOURS I CAN)
  • 5dn: LIST: Choice lean fillet (4): Triple Definition
  • 6dn: EUPHEMISTIC: Knocked chemist up, i.e. as ‘tired and emotional’? (11): nice ref. to one of Private Eye’s stock phrases
  • 7dn: THRENOS: Old-style lamentation boozer raised about short time with measure (7): SOT (boozed) reversed around HR (abbr. for “hour”) + EN (measure)
  • 9dn: HYPONITROUS: This acid can oxidize – about time your siphon is replaced (11): *(YOUR SIPHON) around T(ime)
  • 10dn: AMUSED: Employment limited by a CEO was diverting (6): USE (employment) in A MD (CEO)
  • 11dn: YOGI: One practising physical discipline twice likewise curtailed that drink (4): YO(n) GI(n) (that drink), both words curtailed the same way
  • 12dn: AWLS: Prods, maybe? How all working long shifts get started (4): A(ll) W(orking) L(ong) S(hifts)
  • 19dn: INCISED: Groovy disc i.e. incorporating new hit? (7): *(DISC IE) around N(ew)
  • 20dn: SANICLE: Woodland plant cut endlessly when in demand (7) NIC(k) (cut, endlessly) in SALE (demand)
  • 22dn: BADASS: Aggressive Yank, knife cutting deep (6): DA (knife) in BASS (deep)
  • 24dn: HOMILY: Around first year of millennium old saint lies prone? (6): HOLY (obs. “saint”) around M1 (first year of millennium)
  • 26dn: VIBS: Hard-wearing shoes, black, strength all round (4): B(lack) inside VIS (strength)
  • 27dn: ELEA: Eastern field where philosophers gathered (4): E(astern) + LEA (field)
  • 28dn: TECH: Wherein you may see some inculcate chemistry? (4): inculcaTE CHemistry &lit.
  • 29dn: STET: Son’s taken off hat – don’t remove (4): STETSON (hat) - SON