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No tricks here, just a small cryptic.

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1. Reveal dance club around large museum's centre (8)
2. The coast is safer not intoxicated (8)
3. Party's conclusion to stand by alternative green power (6)
4. Patriarch to put me in charge after a second (6)
5. A far-right vandal smears shrines (6)
6. Purified heart is surrounded by cruel, disfigured Prince of Darkness (7)
7. Explorer engaged in oddly angry expression of regret (7)
8. Odour is transmitted aurally (5)

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    $\begingroup$ Almost just posted this with the answers still typed in. Note to self: Get your stuff together. $\endgroup$ – jafe May 20 at 13:42
  • $\begingroup$ That would be quite the trick, solving a cryptic that was already solved for us... $\endgroup$ – El-Guest May 20 at 16:28
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Completed Crossword

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Explanations

1.

Disclose = Disco around L + museum

2.

Seafront = "safer not", anagrammed

3.

Energy = Green, anagrammed + party.

4.

Simeon = s + i(me)on, with ion being charge.

5.

Altars = A + vandaL + tars, thanks to Rubio and Hellion for making a better suggestion on this one in the comments.

6.

Lucifer = Purified surrounded by "cruel", anagrammed.

7.

Apology = Polo within angry

8.

Scent = sounds like "sent"

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  • $\begingroup$ Why is explorer a polo? $\endgroup$ – justhalf May 20 at 14:38
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    $\begingroup$ @justhalf Marco Polo - en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marco_Polo $\endgroup$ – hexomino May 20 at 14:48
  • $\begingroup$ For 5, another possible explanation is that rot13("sne-evtug inaqny" = NY, naq "fzrnef" = "gnef") ? $\endgroup$ – Hellion May 20 at 17:35
  • $\begingroup$ @Hellion Probably rot13("N" + sne-evtug [inaqn] Y + GNEF (fzrnef) = NYGNEF (fuevarf)) $\endgroup$ – Rubio May 21 at 9:23

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