Congratulations, you have solved the puzzle!AVCX Cryptic 12-8-21 - Brendan Emmett Quigley, edited by Francis Heaney, Claire Muscat & Stella ZawistowskiBrendan Emmett Quigley449dd279-ef01-4fb2-bd87-10fef3f1112cd89ea83dc76afe14ac6c0af367f5f4492021-12-09-10crosswordAcrossReconsider swapping fourth pieces of thick twine (5,5)Gem held by Episcopalian (4)Evidently Sean loosens up, breaking ice (1,3,3)Sought advice from Republicans taking the L (3,4)Someone offering a pint, say, of limitless germs in lab vessel (9)Cooler taken back from schoolgirl (5)I will be going after a fur ... something raccoonlike (5)Farmers brought around head of lettuce for angry dogs (8)It's seen in retro dime novels depicting divorces (6,2)Mark Elmer's railroad (5)Criminal's defense is tabloid bait, oddly ignored (5)Bad habit, to follow bill with resistance in low bars? (2,7)Democrat was eager to be dumped (7)Husband's initial written in ink? Yes, it's also included (4,3)Performs a series of concerts topless for you and me (4)Loses Bit O' Honey in bear's home -- that could've been disastrous (5,5)DownTrick to get a business degree: reduce unnecessary frills (4,4)I pass a mean drunk to get to beach of song (7)Kris shimmies, I dance to something heard in mid-March (4,2,2,5)Remains of crew adrift 1000 years (9)Cuban's tragic retrospective: "Lost Time" (5)Gondolier called for comedian Amy (7)Mary Jane and friend returned computer (6)Versatile performers juggling their platters (6,7)For instance, positive and negative isotopes smashed with a bit of power (9)Four-legged creature and six-legged creature run off together (8)Dynamic protein indicator (7)Fleischer and James's operatic piece (7)Comedian with one old workout routine (6)Raised boy with a name: Rafael (5)