Cryptic Crossword #40

Across

US state or Russian river? Yes! (6)
Make new arrangement for holiday location (6)
Melody accompanied by piano duo (4)
10 Communist leader with guns to tame riot (3,3-4)
11 Deplore mental lapse (6)
12 Underwear for Heather Lake? (8)
13 Places and composition? (9)
15 Pole backing strikes (4)
16 It's cunning, this turning of axes (4)
17 A country inn, a great building (9)
21 Sweet courses back under pressure (8)
22 Stop going backwards and forwards (4,2)
24 A woman, considered offensive, selects actors for TV and radio programs (10)
25 The weight of the city of Paris (4)
26 Whirlpools the editor passes over (6)
27 Handsome young man making fuss about wrong-doing (6)

Down

Sun god, after climbing once more, falls (7)
Five Gaelic poems (5)
Popular book impounded by British police after revolution (7)
Moving carefully, taking ages in movement (6)
Immediately placed in an awkward situation (2,3,4)
North African port with more flavour (7)
State that may be so ideal for sap (5,8)
14 A French number that is Country or Jazz (9)
16 For slimmers: food almost tasteless, initially, and costing nothing? (3-4)
18 What models do when embraced by former Democrat leader - all is revealed (7)
19 Nerve cells that could make nose run (7)
20 Used in autopsy, chemical spirit (6)
23 Language making a comeback in modern Italy (5)


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