CRYPTIC CROSSWORD FROM THE TIMES OF INDIA, BANGALORE (3086 of 19-02-2017)(Fillable and with solution)

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1 Discuss a letter with a government official (7)
5 Hired hands? (7)
9 The French female gets subordinate to do the washing (7)
10 Churchman gets a pass yet goes astray (7)CHARADE+ANAGRAM of YET
11 Bearing the right number (5)
12 Noble act well-known in the foreign legion (4,5)
13 Lost again and maybe longing to get home (9)ANAGRAM of LOST AGAIN
15 Out of practice but try us anyway (5)ANAGRAM of TRY US
16 Hunts - with success seemingly (5)
18 Key worker in the hair-dressing salon? (9)
21 Nurseryman's guarded forecast about hawthorn? (9)
24 Vicar doesn't finish the right hand page (5)
25 Possibly time to make a large number left out (7)CHARADE+ANAGRAM of TIME TO
26 One who enjoys being patronised (7)
27 Help was given in return for a tool (7)CHARADE+ANAGRAM of WAS
28 They indicate the hour but stops the hands (7)

1 One cell prepared for an Irish girl (7)ANAGRAM of ONE CELL
2 Blanks shot out from shotgun (7)ANAGRAM of SHOTGUN
3 Interior pedestrian crossing? (9)
4 Beat broth into a pulp (5)ANAGRAM of BROTH
5 Church haul can haul round the coach (9)CHARADE+ANAGRAM of CAN
6 A wish to be in company (5)
7 Greek hero oddly sly in habits (7)CHARADE+ANAGRAM of SLY
8 It makes a dramatic setting for action (7)
14 Her husband is always playing around, of course (4,5)
15 River rose possibly to fill it? (9)ANAGRAM of RIVER ROSE
16 A short distance covered by light aircraft or old jumbo (7)
17 Delightful as any isle could be (7)ANAGRAM of ANY ISLE
19 A king's under threat and turns chicken (2,5)ANAGRAM of CHICKEN
20 Designed shoes for dancers (7)
22 Its fruits are not for the working classes (5)
23 One knows them to be well-informed (5)
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