SONAMB by Porlock

Puzzle explanation

Extra words and letters gave “Take only clue’s capital letters and insert IN, IN A or ON A. Numbers are significant. Fourteen L in a S”. Thematic clues thus led to puzzles like “12 GMAT on a J”, for which GOOD MEN AND TRUE was jumbled in 12ac and JURY entered in the grid. The clue message referred to 14 LINES in a SONNET. The title referred to 4 STATIONS on a MONOPOLY BOARD, of which LIVERPOOL ST (in the circled cells) was an example.

Clue explanations

Conventions: * = anagram, < = reversal

No Extra Answer Explanation [extra letter]
Across
1 Take ALTHEA AL(l) + THE + (pl)A(te)
6 [O] LABRET ALBERT * + [O]
11 [N] JAI ALAI A in JAIL + (I[N] A) *
12   GOOD MEN AND TRUE (in a JURY) (DEMEANOUR DON’T G(et)) *
14 [L] ARRESTEE (qu)ARRE[L]S TEE(nager’s)
15 [Y] ERODED RO[Y] in DEED *
16 clue’s HEWN WHEN *
17 capital RARE (Ha)RARE
19 letters PYEMIA (I in MA) after PYE
21   (SPOTS on a) DICE ((ins)IDE C(omics)) *
23 [A] WOOL (b)OO(k) in W[A]L
24 [N] CIAO CINZA[N]O − NZ
25 [D] PINKO KO’[D] after PIN
26 Insert NASARD AN < + SARD
27 [I] ESAU (Indon)ES[I]A U(nexpectedly)
29 [N] AYER (W)AY[N]E R(ooney)
31   DAYS (in AUGUST) ((utterl)Y AS D(id)) *
33 [I] LEWISSON LESSON around WI[I]
34 [N] RUNE RUN[N]E(r)
35 [A] HYDATID HID around (Y + DAT[A])
36 [O] ASKARI ASK + MA[O]RI − M
37 [R] ASTERN [R]AS + TERN
Down
2 [O] LAVRA (APPR[O]VAL − PP) <
3 [N] TIMOROUS MORO[N] in SUIT *
4   INCHES (in a HAND) ((bat)CHES IN) *
5 [A] ELAEIS ELIS[A] around A(mygdalat)E
6 numbers LIRIPOOP (I + RIP) in LOOP
7 [A] AJEE JE in (A + E[A])
8   GALLONS (in a BUSHEL) ((morta)L ON GLAS(ses)) *
9 [R] EYE-WINK (NEW YO[R]K TIMES) * − MOST *
10 [E] THENABOUTS (BEN[E]ATH US TO) *
13 significant PERSONALIA (ON + A + L) in PERSIA
18 fourteen SWADESHI (SHIP − P) around WADES
20 [L] MANSUETE MENE[L]AUS * around T
22   (PLAYERS on a) FOOTBALL PITCH ((migh)T COPILOT HALF-B(rother’s)) *
24 [I] CARINA (a)CARI(d) + [I]N + A
25   (POUNDS in a) PONY ((bravel)Y ON P(irate)) *
28 [N] ASTIR TRAI[N]S *
30 [A] USER (ho)USE [A]R(rest)
32 [S] GNAT GYMNA[S]T − MY <
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