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Today’s grid

Across

1. Smith’s block (5)

4. Pale (7)

8. Bible stand (7)

9. Play badly (5)

10. Void (4)

11. Story-teller (8)

13. Affectionate (4)

14. Ring (4)

16. Discern (8)

17. Conceited (4)

20. Precise (5)

21. Italian dish (7)

22. Ratify (7)

23. Haggard (5)

Down

1. Intact (3,2,3,5)

2. Oral (5)

3. Ogle (4)

4. Yearly (6)

5. Mixed (8)

6. Nuptial (7)

7. Understanding (13)

12. Forefather (8)

13. On (7)

15. Unwilling (6)

18. Fragrance (5)

19. Eager (4)

Last week’s solution

Across: 1 Contemptible; 7 Order; 8 Clown; 9 Eye; 10 Blaspheme; 11 Theory; 12 Absent; 15 Obstinate; 17 Rob; 18 About; 19 Chair; 21 Unproductive.

Down: 1 Conventional; 2 End; 3 Pariah; 4 Incapable; 5 Loose; 6 Invertebrate; 7 Obese; 10 Barrister; 13 Error; 14 Rancid; 16 Swoon; 20 Arc.