The Guardian - Cryptic crossword No 22,428 - Jan 28 2002

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A man around here may be taken for a girl RIO
A sort of dog blanket AFGHAN
A subject for deep study OCEANOGRAPHY
Beastly mix of cocoa in the Royal Navy RACCOON
Colourful digits useful in the nursery GREENFINGERS
Defamatory? Ronald sues anyway SLANDEROUS
Garage worker tuned machine to go over a hundred MECHANIC
Go out after a rise EBB
Habit of a socially inept person ANORAK
Happen to reach successful exam standard? COMETOPASS
Having nothing on a dark horse, raised stake finally NUDE
He goes down or rises in play HERO
He has reached match point BRIDEGROOM
Ibsen's model accommodation DOLLSHOUSE
In the end I make a topping ornament FINIAL
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It's worn to order, perhaps SASH
Maintain there's some body in the beer ALLEGE
Medical service for which the pay's too uncertain OSTEOPATHY
Method of betting trying to avoid betting slips? SYSTEM
Mother is upset over our love affair AMOUR
Packed against the unexpected? INCASE
Party policy won't be one's main interest SIDELINE
Relaxed, with lowered pulse DOWNBEAT
School where one changes form about the beginning of term ETON
Spit in the sea SANDBAR
Steady lads! Hold your horses! STABLEBOYS
Used for firing the stove RANGE
Vegetables that need to be set in soon ONIONS
Veto for proposal FORBID
Where everybody goes in to sweep around the floor BALLROOM