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  1. A friend created a shopping center killer whale, thereby confusing the calm pro-llama DEA. (15)
  2. The tavern string instrument is not available if you're walking sideways like an ole crab. (9)
  3. After the fifth beer with gas, the spy organization had finally infiltrated the rival agencies around them. (8)
  4. Hybrid conjunction and Lauren's head salute a licenced landscape architect, mistakenly singing "A la la Lord Raven". (14)
  5. Returning an original copy to Joe Paul's starting place. (6)

What do we have in common?

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You are all ...

... capitals of countries or regions where Catalan is an official language.

Each clue describes the answer in two ways:

PALMA DE MALLORCA — PAL + MADE + MALL + ORCA; (CALM PRO-LLAMA DEA)*
BARCELONA — BAR + CELO (sounds like cello) + N/A; AN OLE CRAB<
VALENCIA — V(th) ALE + N + CIA
ANDORRA LA VELLA — AND/OR + RAL{ph} + AVE + LLA; (A LA LA LORD RAVEN)*
GIRONA — backwards in AN ORIGinal; GI + RON + A

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