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The Times – Cryptic – Times Cryptic No 26983 March 12 2018

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The Times – Cryptic – Times Cryptic No 26983

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Apartment suitable for the family taken by an Italian PADUAN
Caught teacher of religion and head showing ill-temper CRABBINESS
During holiday, Leonard and I head for ancient Spanish city VALENCIA
Early showings of Falling In Love: mediocre movie FILM
Food rating badly received GRILLADE
Former driver about to leave Riviera town, heading north SENNA
I smoke, holding nose to block out oxygen: that’s dangerous INSECURE
Moroccan dish with name in English TAGINE
Offal, small portion with top sliced off LIVER
Promise man bread with this starter COVENANT
Reminiscent of Morse’s last case EVOCATIVE
Rovers team agreed to recruit players, right? DONCASTER
Rush to have surgery on neck GALLOP
Shop soiled? Not so, the reverse DELI
Socialist mostly concerned with ceremony supporting left LABOURITE
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Start to swot a month before exam — that’s most clever SMARTEST
Strait-laced journalist prepared to be fired PRIMED
Such eggs a Dutch hen abandoned? UNHATCHED
Suffering setback, boxer facing arrest and jail bang up
Swimmer ultimately floundering: where is that wretched rescue vessel? great white shark
Trouble crossing Peru, oddly, some time in spring APRIL
Turkish city is on lake, we’re told IZMIR
We’re told much-loved explorer does appear here deer park
What might have enabled drivers to communicate, seeing road junction? CARFAX
What’s very popular with oenophiles, principally? VINO
Wild animal centre being spoken of HART
Woman’s not affected by European Union till now HEREUNTO
Workman indicted after pinching short length of material CHARGEHAND
Writer’s problem with tyre: taxi firm called in FLAUBERT