Prize crossword No 27,561

  • 1

    Set off without a meal (5)

  • 2

    To Riga, migrating without paperwork (7)

  • 3

    Real origins of European common toad probed by Henry (4)

  • 4

    Coatis cling and spit, unusually obstructive course of action (8,7)

  • 5

    Singer tries to rebel after ban on underwear on beach (6,9)

  • 6

    Once oddly tense and thin, resembling a stop sign (10)

  • 7

    First to grow more delicate Alpine flower? (7)

  • 8

    Half-heartedly withdraw commercial for tyre (7)

  • 13

    “Pay me later!”, ordered Co-operative worker (4,6)

  • 16

    Child’s hero ignoring case of betrayal (7)

  • 17

    Took bung for throwing match (4,3)

  • 19

    Stars in east, south and west in conjunction (3,4)

  • 22

    Nice article supporting young male scientist (5)

  • 23, 24, 26

    Grumpy pal with piles first delivers annual greeting (4,5,7)

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