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ACROSS

 1 Fire prisoner with standard allotment (13)

 9 Nothing, even if damaged, can be a refuge (5)

10 Arctic resident’s leaping housecat, perhaps? (9)

11 Sick, naked duck heading west is a danger to ships (7)

12 Become aware of, or note, boxer outside of zone (7)

13 Rock star to dig deep after losing rights for Glenn Close movie… (6,4)

15 …before beginning to grow eager (4)

18 Smooth playboy (4)

20 Essentially, call mythological queen (10)

23 Repeated word softly for femme fatale? (7)

24 One condemning those who seek pleasure in a turnip stew (7)

25 Petrel and cuckoo in 23D (3,6)

26 Returning a jewel and a ring (the last one) (5)

27 Howard is a boy chasing a tailless bird with picnic food (8,5)

DOWN

 1 Ring controlled by renegade CIA joker: don’t get your hand caught in it (6,3)

 2 Crooked gents concealing, for example, trust fund or IRA (4,3)

 3 Somehow re-enlist a supporter of community radio, often (8)

 4 Pair of guys fall behind in labor camp (5)

 5 A health resort raised sweetness in vegetable (9)

 6 Where strawberries could be stuck (2,1,3)

 7 No minor scrape catches Democrat showing agreement (7)

 8 In short, cut the cheese (4)

14 Reading back through “Irene,” Poe yells something startling (3-6)

16 Northern California Republican consumed by excessive desire for government document (5,4)

17 Fake incentive over debts (8)

19 Family car manufacturer hosting shindig in Spain, for instance (7)

21 Possible breakfast option: start with meat scramble and kale stuffing (7)

22 Ultimately, stoner gets into a type of acid to have fun (6)

23 God of war spoils (4)

24 Affected paronomasia about a couple of toxophilites (3,2)

SOLUTION TO PUZZLE NO. 3323

ACROSS 1 E[i]THER 4 letter bank 9 PA(NI)CKING 10 T + HUM + B 11 [g]ORY + X 12 AD + DISA (anag.) + BA + BA 14 STO(VETO)P 15 MAN + GLE (anag.) 18 [s]HYBRID[e] 19 M(IN)ISTER 22 T(RAGIC)O + MIC (cigar rev.) 24 rev. 26 FE(IG)N (GI rev.) 27 H(EIGHT)ENS 28 LA UNDER ED 29 “size”

DOWN 1 anag. 2 HONE + YCOMB (anag.) 3 2 defs. 4 RA(I)NDR + OP 5 IN GRID 6 “youth in Asia” 7 A + CUR + A 8 EMBRA (anag.) + CE 13 PETIT(ION)E D 16 GUT + EN(B)ERG (green anag.) 17 VIL(IF I)ED (devil anag.) 18 anag. 20 RE(PA)STS 21 pun 23 A(DIE)U 25 init. letters