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The Times – Cryptic – Times Cryptic No 27004 April 5 2018

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The Times – Cryptic – Times Cryptic No 27004

Clues Answers
Amassed a fortune, as Oppenheimer’s team did made a bomb
Amassing newfangled sources of power gas mains
Animal, possibly from Bangkok, extinct, reportedly TIGON
Attendants in hospital department nowadays? ENTOURAGE
Be leader in fashion with Italian suit BEFIT
Brass over edge of porthole on old sailing vessel GALLEON
Crampon primarily used by supple mountaineer CLIMBER
Degree question university set in extremely simple language BASQUE
Dirty farm building, with nothing moved inside SOIL
Disturbed wild gelding NIGGLED
End of journey from foreign terminal, skirting Iran’s borders DESTINATION
Enticed up-and-coming dandies around city SEDUCED
Everything in trial is unbelievable in the extreme TALLEST
Flaps, performing in a role at start of show AILERONS
Gives to heirs with no difficulty hands down
Gong finally sounded, interrupting dinner, say MEDAL
Clues Answers
Good question by French female, briefly a writer GASKELL
Island folk pursued by dangerous sea creature MENORCA
Like a killer’s single crime initially featured in magazine ARSENICAL
Like indigenous houses DIG
Maybe pensioner could drive, taking regular breaks OLDIE
One giving needle or gas? JABBER
One sorry about daughter becoming less civil RUDER
One way to cook food, grand with pepper GRIDDLE
One who’s generous with fellow men DONOR
Performers discovered unknown operatic intros DUO
Piano piece, opening in short musical entertainment BAGATELLE
Playwright having drink with performer missing start of rehearsal DRAMATIST
Repeatedly mentioning computers etc given low grading? ITERATING
Stop limping HALT
Unkempt beards are, if not kept in check free as a bird
Youngster tailed by one clever old commander chiliarch