Don't speak to locals, aliens or those lying about the kings and queens (8)
I believe the answer is:
Here is my best explanation:
'queens' is the definition.
The definition and answer can be both man-made objects as well as being plural nouns.
Maybe you can see a link between them that I can't see?
I don't understand the remainder of the clue.
(Other definitions for blankets that I've seen before include "Warm bedding", "Covers everything like bedclothes", "Ben talks about the bedclothes", "Bed coverings" and "Bed covers".)