#3 - 11 Nov 2014 - by Cyborg

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Across

  • 1 Latest science fiction to stir up current affairs (4,5)
  • 6 Supplies timeless footwear (5)
  • 9 Dominant pair might appear in AA and sell ale (badly) (7)
  • 10 Piece of music rose with 100 Hz oscillation (7)
  • 11 Our imprisoned show bravery (7)
  • 12 Setting off without first rest stop (7)
  • 13 Frozen marcher in bad mood, leaderless - group nine shivers (7,7)
  • 16 Rubs out less organised growth in vegetable (8,6)
  • 20 Leaves to eat fried cutlet before end of game (7)
  • 21 Servant returns by four in financial centre (3,4)
  • 22 Gnarliest sticks snake around base of tree (7)
  • 23 Hurricane wind about to return (7)
  • 24 Recording sounds smutty (5)
  • 25 Cut/paste mish-mash in short murky creation (4,5)

Down

  • 1 Sister holds a church detail (6)
  • 2 Use warm lush coat pulled around as face covering (6,9)
  • 3 Leaves gaol if escape's first planned out (7)
  • 4 A location enclosed by sea lane (5)
  • 5 Water carriers plant seed in spots near house (9)
  • 6 Hurried away after I caught you trailing south of a desert (7)
  • 7 Grooms losing two points on weird cumulative summary of career (10,5)
  • 8 Arms out for wide delivery? (8)
  • 14 Change of heart: lie, put on ring to warm things up (3,6)
  • 15 Take silk, sparkling amidst awards and monuments (8)
  • 17 Puts up with rebel losing head in daze (7)
  • 18 Pulls together series of shots (7)
  • 19 Famous composer's keyboard (6)
  • 21 Carry male symbol (5)