Cryptic crossword No 146 by Chalicea

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Five unclued lights can be found in the sixth.

Across

    3  Abysmal kit sorted out erroneously (10)

    8  US state by bad luck has soul (6)

    9  Revolutionary independent wandering aborigianal people (5)

  10  Rather gripping special code (5)

  11  For Spenser to get hold of English coarse file (7)

  14  Colossal gorilla on Island, beast from Africa (7)

  16  Overflow in Scotland of quantity of paper (4)

  17  Stupidly in jest to throw overboard (8)

  19  Happy, produced short, gruff noises including bit of laughter (8)

  21  Female antelope turns into legendary creature (4)

  22  Tried rotten seed, say (7)

  25  Poems – brief numbers to interpret primarily (6)

  26  New heater badly made of baked clay perhaps (7)

  27  Gloomy without teeth or claws! (5)

  28  US military’s preliminary survey – peculiar oncer (5)

  29  Habitual story tellers return surrounding English quarters for women (6)

  30  Confused setter needs confidence placed in him for believability from Joe six-pack (6-4)

 

Down

    1  Unusually lame male and strangely greyer large Eurasian bird (11)

    2  People in vessels catching large fatty fish (8)

    4  Coil of yarn, unusually silken lacking length (5)

    5  Regularly farm in aid of the type of vertebrate animal (7)

    6  Soul to depart in basketwork palanquin in Japan (4)

    7  Second letters for hired thugs (6)

  12  Passes on presents for example getting into serious breaks in friendly relations (7)

  13  Athlete stirred up my angst (7)

  15  Not quite nice holding bulb that doesn’t form electrically charged particles (3-5)

  18  Determining condition of disturbed melee over set of books (7)

  20  Universal more stable moneylender (6)

  23  Moves with speed up instrument (5)

  24  Tangled hose in footwear (4)

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