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5 down: Blue framed by important brickwork? (10)
17 across: Tough, evil leader steps down, ready for the blade (7)
23 across: Airless planet axes relations (7)
Does Neptune have anything to do with this one or not?
32 across: Stall regarding pitch (5)
19 down: Report wise to include dearest sort recently (9)
8 down: Daring film centre quashed by Ten (5)
I’m certain I’ve never heard of the answer to this clue.
30 across: Flat pace (3)
Is it pad or ped? If so, why?
21 across: I’m back-to-front describing lair riders (7)
I can’t quite explain why DA appears as it does in addenda.
13 down: Staff audited top refugee, unkindly (5, 6)
Never would have had a chance solving this one if not for the Q at the start of the first word.