Crossword Puzzle Info

The Times – Cryptic – Times Cryptic No 27034 May 10 2018

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The Times – Cryptic – Times Cryptic No 27034

Clues Answers
Bag held up in Candide’s Act I, usually SUITCASE
Building’s top plant installer? THATCHER
Bury rival, small person applying for job? interviewee
Cowshed shelved, both unfinished and romantically moody BYRONIC
Dirty books in second venue for literary festival SHABBY
Drill bit with vertical grip? present arms
Drove in rush, desperate to find water on Manhattan’s West Side hudson river
Electronic components cracked on some circuits and died, losing current semiconductors
European Court function is set up to protect voter ELECTOR
Floating platform headed back to sailors AFT
Form of three-way junction without a coupling TWO
Got Edward as a prize, as usual WONTED
Hooter modified to cover front of brass instrument THEORBO
Impertinence masked at the outset by daughter’s sauce DIP
Clues Answers
In study I messed up division DISUNITY
It is a question of parentage hows-your-father
Not being satisfied about male campers, maybe, breaking record time DISCONTENTMENT
One’s highly strung, which may describe spinal cord bundle of nerves
Possible plagiarism involving Spanish article which is run without obstacles the flat
Power for line of forwards is rewarding REPAYS
Slippery slope limiting America’s support ESPOUSAL
Survive disembarking after everyone else? OUTLAST
Unruly spirit destroyed debt records RUMBUSTIOUS
Unsmiling principal brings in commercial parking DEADPAN
Very serious man with stylish clothing CHRONIC
Wish undone in French way RUE
Writer needing men in good health ORWELL
You, once humble, putting forward Liberal that’s a bit jaundiced? YELLOWY