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Cryptic #34 by Andrew J. Ries

Clue: Moving king, heartlessly hit chess piece (6)

Answer: KNIGHT

Explanation:
Moving → anagram indicator
king, → (letters to anagram) → KNIG
heartlessly hit → remove center from "hit" → HT
chess piece → definition

Cryptic #33 by Will Nediger

Clue: Entheogens corrupted rock group? (10)

Answer: STONEHENGE

Explanation:
Entheogens → (letters to anagram)
corrupted → anagram indicator
rock group? → definition

Cryptic #32 by Stella Zawistowski

Clue: Get rid of NFL's Manning and ESPN's Kimes with tight end (9)

Answer: ELIMINATE

Explanation:
Get rid of → definition
NFL's Manning → ELI
and → (connector)
ESPN's Kimes → MINA
with → (connector)
tight end → TE

Cryptic #31 by Sara Goodchild

Clue: Actor dude's grandmother (7)

Answer: BROSNAN

Explanation:
Actor → definition
dude's → BRO'S
grandmother → NAN

Cryptic #30 by Steve Mossberg

Clue: Fail to progress as dancing TSA agent (8)

Answer: STAGNATE

Explanation:
Fail to progress → definition
as → (connector)
dancing → anagram indicator
TSA agent → (letters to anagram) → STAGNATE

Cryptic #29 by Nate Cardin

Clue: Mother interrupts ridiculous vernacular (9)

Answer: IDIOMATIC

Explanation:
Mother → MA
interrupts → (inside)
ridiculous → IDIOTIC
vernacular → definition

Cryptic #28 by Andrew J. Ries

Clue: Picture can start to obsess artist (7)

Answer: PICASSO

Explanation:
Picture → PIC
can → ASS
start to obsess → O (first letter)
artist → definition

Cryptic #27 by Paolo Pasco

Clue: Primarily Swift titles cryptically forming lineup of songs (3,4)

Answer: SET LIST

Explanation:
Primarily Swift → S (first letter)
titles cryptically → (letters to anagram) → ETLIST
forming → (connector)
lineup of songs → definition

Cryptic #26 by Will Nediger

Clue: Oh no! Genetically modified products from space! (5,10)

Answer: ALIEN TECHNOLOGY

Explanation:
Oh no! Genetically → (letters to anagram) → ALIEN TECHNOLOGY
modified → (anagram indicator)
products from space! → definition
(note: the exclamation marks are for "surface sense" and aren't relevant to the solution)

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