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Solution #11 by Foo

Format: cryptic-GB
Language: gb en-GB 
Culture: au AU 
Difficulty: 3

1 A 2 R 3 C 4 S 5 R 6 P 7 Q
8 S U D A T O R Y 9 E R E B U S
T M A S V I E
10 C O M P E L 11 T H E O G O N Y
C U E O R N C
12 P R O P O S A L 13 B O O T H S
A C E I
14 S T E 15 T T E D 16 S 17 P O R R 18 A N
O 19 A U N
20 R 21 E N N E 22 T 23 D O G O 24 O D E R
L E A I N W U
25 H A N D G R I P 26 O R N E R Y
P E T O S E I
27 D H Y A N A 28 S H E E R E S T
E F N E D S M
ACROSS
8 British loyalists in tale of sweat (8)
9 Deity's fifth pictorial communication (6)
10 Force cardinal endlessly on domain (6)
11 Other people accept failing in return to divine origin (8)
12 Sapporo fails on second Olympics bid (8)
13 Assassin's ballots cast here (6)
14 Overturned edited state, having no idea? (7)
16 Perhaps football tirade no time at all for 22d accessory (7)
20 Informal note about enzymes (6)
23 Ooze into odder oddball, well-meaning meddler (2-6)
25 Hold me, Spooner's glorious joint (8)
26 Cantankerous apology misses the point, embraces another (6)
27 Meditation inverted a negative, good-quality image (6)
28 Most transparent, abolishing ban on spirit before vacation (8)
DOWN
1 Alternately a just, concordant monarch (8)
2 Increase force on minor party (4,2)
3 Unite company with drinks nowadays (8)
4 Heartbeat episode where, it's said, relative was thief? (7)
5 Possibly reading note over echo (6)
6 Wear out, expiring with exchange of hugs and kisses (8)
7 Act in suppression of church by heartless monarch (6)
15 Having not read up on notes? (8)
17 Notes to melody rising up, flat in profile (8)
18 Dangerous part of passage for Sumerian revolutionary (8)
19 Setter to set on circular fatty? (7)
21 Unravel a phenomenon involving snakes (6)
22 Cloth for clansman getting cane, flipping lid (6)
24 Unfortunately owes rent intermittently - to them? (6)