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Across
1. Nice ladies kiss without men? (11)
6. Ask about a music style (3)
7. Messy ski campsite, without a doubt (10)
10. Performance of Cats troubled after loss of leading star (3)
11. Be familiar with singer Beyoncé, not guitarist Paul (4)
12. Middle-Earth city adores being in chaos (6)
15. Ignatius II missing after elimination of American SWAT target (4)
16. One who asks questions, each about operating system (5)
18. Penny dined on paste of foie gras, perhaps (4)
19. Only a small amount of resistance left before a riot (4)
21. Anti-Semite taken a Zionist's hostage (4)
24. Harshly criticized as Ted struck a youngling on a farm (4)
26. Public transport associated with a new port city (5)
27. Desert soldier goes around Siberian river (4)
29. Mashes of genuine energy sources, primarily (6)
30. Contamination without a colour (4)
32. African dictator seen from the east and the west (3)
33. Coordinators heart, perhaps irregular size, incorporating middle of aorta (10)
34. The Way of the Ancient One, originally (3)
35. Auditor's positions, burial places and things added afterwards (11)

Down
1. Failure as exam is quicker than ever (7)
2. Elves' capital, losing nation's leader, born again as home of Dwarves (6)
3. Rest brought up amid flippant accusations (6)
4. It holds a flame to Keanu Reeves's character (4)
5. Mother stands by son as lodge member (5)
6. This camp is eating seafood (6)
8. Somewhat genuine, innocent girl (7)
9. Great Lakes city's introductions to man with a New Zealand accent (6)
13. Some kind of leading drug activity (7)
14. A hobbit's second breakfast is served during this part of the day (3)
17. Japanese religion's taboo motorcycle covered up (6)
20. One might go to 11 am before parking (3)
22. AIDS identified as cysts are reported (7)
23. This colour is fashionable like nothing (6)
25. Bruise fixed to be more active (6)
26. Cry about deep web mysteriously dropping dynamic header (6)
28. Maybe chicks remove their tops, three feet from Clapton's band (5)
31. Children's games making graffiti markings (4)

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Completed grid:

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Explanation of (most) of the clues, with definition parts italicized and wordplay parts bolded:

Across
1. Nice ladies kiss without men? (11) = FRENCH + WO + MEN
6. Ask about a music style (3) = (ASK)*
7. Messy ski campsite, without a doubt (10) = (SKI C(-a)MPSITE)*
10. Performance of Cats troubled after loss of leading star (3) = (CAT(-s))*
11. Be familiar with singer Beyoncé, not guitarist Paul (4) = KNOW(-les)
12. Middle-Earth city adores being in chaos (6) = (ADORES)*
15. Ignatius II missing after elimination of American SWAT target (4) = (-i)GNAT(-i)(-us)
16. One who asks questions, each about operating system (5) = P(OS)ER
18. Penny dined on paste of foie gras, perhaps (4) = P + ATE
19. Only a small amount of resistance left before a riot (4) = (-r)IOT + A
21. Anti-Semite taken a Zionist's hostage (4) = _NAZI_
24. Harshly criticized as Ted struck a youngling on a farm (4) = LAMB(-asted)
26. Public transport associated with a new port city (5) = BUS + A + N
27. Desert soldier goes around Siberian river (4) = G(OB)I
29. Mashes of genuine energy sources, primarily (6) = PURE + E_+ S_
30. Contamination without a colour (4) = T(-a)INT
32. African dictator seen from the east and the west (3) = IDI (palindrome)
33. Coordinators heart, perhaps irregular size, incorporating middle of aorta (10) = ORGAN + (SIZ(_R_)E)*
34. The Way of the Ancient One, originally (3) = T_ + A_ + O_
35. Auditor's positions, burial places and things added afterwards (11) = POSTS + CRIPTS? (Seems like “crypts” is misspelled here, but maybe I’m missing something)

Down
1. Failure as exam is quicker than ever (7) = F + AS + TEST
2. Elves' capital, losing nation's leader, born again as home of Dwarves (6) = E_ + REBOR(-n)
3. Rest brought up amid flippant accusations (6) = (_PANTAC_)<
4. It holds a flame to Keanu Reeves's character (4) = WICK (ddef)
5. Mother stands by son as lodge member (5) = MA + SON
6. This camp is eating seafood (6) = _SCAMPI_
8. Somewhat genuine, innocent girl (7) = (GENUINE)*
9. Great Lakes city's introductions to man with a New Zealand accent (6) = M_ + W_ + A + N_ + Z_ + A_
13. Some kind of leading drug activity (7) = (LEADING)*
14. A hobbit's second breakfast is served during this part of the day (3) = S + AM
17. Japanese religion's taboo motorcycle covered up (6) = _OOMOTO_
20. One might go to 11 am before parking (3) = AM + P
22. AIDS identified as cysts are reported (7) = ASSISTS (homophone)
23. This colour is fashionable like nothing (6) = IN + DIG + O? (I don’t get the wordplay for this one)
25. Bruise fixed to be more active (6) = (BRUISE)*
26. Cry about deep web mysteriously dropping dynamic header (6) = ((-d_)EEP WEB)*
28. Maybe chicks remove their tops, three feet from Clapton's band (5) = (-yard)BIRDS
31. Children's games - making graffiti markings (4) = TAGS (ddef)

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    $\begingroup$ 35A "Auditor" cues for Homophone. $\endgroup$ – Chris Cudmore Dec 13 '19 at 18:23
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    $\begingroup$ 23D rot13( Snfuvbanoyr = VA, Yvxr = QVT, Abguvat = B ) $\endgroup$ – Chris Cudmore Dec 13 '19 at 18:25

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