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"Unsecured" by Arthur Schless

Parentheses around a clue mean that a letter must be omitted from the answer before it will fit in the grid. Square brackets around a clue mean that four letters of the answer must be compacted into a single cell. Numbers in parentheses indicate lengths of answers. An asterisk * indicates a capitalized word, a raised a an affix, and a raised p a prefix. 


Across

  1. Reposition antiriot bar for settling of differing opinions (11)
  2. *To sun god, beginning of holy scroll (5)
  3. Hurled erratically and with difficulty (6)
  4. (Instrument length, like the Eustachian, e.g.) (5)
  5. Rain splattered Hindu queen (4)
  6. King and nephew gain knowledge (5)
  7. Vat of Okie rum (4)
  8. Select a snack (4)
  9. Covered Caesar and Sullivan (5)
  10. aPart of computer address is due to be revised (3)
  11. Antelope's gait (4)
  12. [George hit in fight as a guerrilla] (9)
  13. [Worn out wild hen yacked] (9)
  14. Meal without seconds is a blast (5)
  15. Bird's head, at first petite, becomes wide (6)
  16. Your old part of bathysphere (3)
  17. ("O I soar" out of sorts in operatic passage) (6)
  18. (Boredom of nine wandering around university) (5)
  19. (Passageway in sea or tarn) (5)
  20. Scoundrel beheaded racehorse (6)
  21. Run in third, including last inning (5)
  22. Orally requires massages (6)
  23. She dug randomly and spouted effusively (6)
  24. Binge of rampaging peers (5)

Down

  1. Ascribing giant turbit in flight (11)
  2. Summary herbicide (7)
  3. (Thai kudos included a form of poetry) (5)
  4. Stop bothering baker (5)
  5. Covertly observe pony's meandering (3, 2)
  6. Sid holding Ali's injured alderfly (6)
  7. Center house at first is home (6)
  8. Number of hundreds in diagram (5)
  9. Twister is author with a touch of humor (7)
  10. [Steeplebush is difficult to chop] (8)
  11. [Commissioned writing, say, done in a cab?] (8)
  12. Intimidate daughter and her mother's sister (5)
  13. Unusual noun is "identity" in musical pitch (6)
  14. New art is a linear mark (5)
  15. Little goblin holding toy (4)
  16. Favorite princess turned unenthusiastic (5)
  17. p(Utter love for fat) (4)
  18. Money lust (3)
  19. Plant included in haftarot (4)
  20. Intercalary spring (4)
  21. (Chemical is new, one that is synthesized) (4)
  22. Barbara's garden (4)
  23. Loosened a seed awkwardly (5)
  24. New user shuffling in rear (5)