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ACROSS

 1 Sign of eagle, for instance, swallowing large, large snake (9)

 6 Excited, I drew sloppily (5)

 9 Young socialite, lacking depth, prepared chicken (7)

10 Specifies: “Delta is flying” (7)

11 Quality of tarnished tea urn (6)

12 City creature and farm animal one gets mixed up (6)

14 Surreal act incorporating Latin translation for “ocean” (8)

17 Season or seasoning, we hear (4)

20 Bites back in turn (4)

21 Track down ugly divorces (8)

23 Modernize cute topless case for BlackBerry, say (6)

24 Laurel’s offbeat attraction (6)

28 Girl’s surface love for the French charisma (7)

29 In Old English, “Bristol” means “jewel-like” (7)

30 Stay and succeed without oxygen (5)

31 Amazing transformation outside of Everglades produces 11 of the Across entries (9)

DOWN

 1 Start of dissent in youth organization (4)

 2 Glib rationalization concealing a sign (5)

 3 Maliciously ruin a lab in stereo (8)

 4 Puzzle’s row missing the first letter (5)

 5 British pop singer accomplished nothing (4)

 6 Trendy humor bestseller (4-2)

 7 Inn where I spilled Riesling, for example (5,4)

 8 Exhume diner? It’s disgusting (8)

13 Appears onstage in a remake of Cats (4)

15 Dither aimlessly about someone who’s dishonorable and mediocre (5-4)

16 Big fuss in Ecuador: everything is part of a list? (2-2)

18 Lightened sausage hash with last bit of mustard (8)

19 Cousin captivates Jennifer Lopez up north of Arizona with smooth music (4,4)

22 Surprisingly at first, fish walk (6)

24 In a weekday, the end of partying (5)

25 Quit eliminating last of enemies and be king (5)

26 Unit leader of goats and sheep (4)

27 God’s canal flowing uphill (4)

SOLUTION TO PUZZLE NO. 3298

ACROSS 1 3 defs (double &lit.) 6 TAME + R (meat anag.) 9 MAT(T)E (meat anag.) 10 TO(WHEAD)ED (we had anag.) 11 ALL IN + THE FAMILY (a hefty mil anag.) 13 LI(FELON)G[hts] 15 anag. 17 OR(N)ATE 19 DISC + RE E.T. 22 TASMANI + AND + EVIL (stamina anag.) 25 anag. 26 [Monti]CELLO 27 init. letters (&lit.) 28 RE-[d]/IN-STATE

DOWN 1 NE(MEAN)LION (online anag.) 2 M + ETAL (rev.) 3 E[x]TERNAL 4 anag. 5 EX(W + IF)E[c] 6 anag. 7 MADELEI (anag.) + NE 8 “road” 12 MEN + TAL(NOT)E 14 FANTA’S TIC 16 anag. 18 rev. hidden 20 COD + ICES 21 “[b]anker” 23 [e]VOLG + A (rev.) 24 S + PEW