3d, 36a, 38d, and is 37d warrants? many thanks
last one and I know I should know the answer - soak herbs, tea or fruit in water, oil or other liquid - sorry if already covered and I could not see it.
26d gambled - is this diced? thanks in anticipation.
27a 40d - last 2 and being very slow thanks
sorry already answered, I did look thanks in anticipation
Last two a beginner; someone new to task or field or activity (4) T_R_ Ancient Province of France, now forms part of larger admin region (8) L_R_A_N_ Know its late, but i'm being very thick!!!
5d substance produced by dissolving a metal in mercury that is more than a mixture, but less than a compound