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The Times – Cryptic – Times Cryptic No 27059 June 8 2018

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The Times – Cryptic – Times Cryptic No 27059

Clues Answers
Bird sank into water in America DOVE
Conservative leader starts to look enthusiastic in constituency CHEADLE
Creature with several legs as before walked up DECAPOD
Defenders got bad with age and didn’t move quickly enough dragged ones feet
Dogged act secures period of office now DETERMINED
Drop of liquid: you may get this in bar MINIM
First character to go under in river trips TOURS
Get rid of old lover, bore, embracing boy EXTIRPATE
Good Scottish church in which there’s a new leadership GUIDANCE
Honest attempt to make the grade after setback GOOD
I cannot be described as such consonantal
If I lose face going wrong, out comes the gobbledegook OFFICIALESE
Like a picture being restored that’s unorthodox off-the-wall
Material coming out shortly, revolutionary SERGE
Most outstanding feature on land is school HIGHLIGHT

Clues Answers
Most senior worker, I sit alongside the dealer eldest hand
Old Greek councillor in new opera housed in a holiday home areopagite
One liquid drops into another, yours truly imagines METHINKS
Register for work TILL
Room in vehicle lined with length of material? CELLAR
Roughed-up motorway said to need engineers brought in MISTREATED
Scoundrel to attest against old American, without much substance CADAVEROUS
Sister admits nothing? That could be proper NOUN
Soldier’s contribution to newspaper article? PARA
Son, bothered and panicky SCARED
Stand at funeral? It’s very cold, not dry BIER
Stars at leaving speech ORION
Wicked no end, group of students hanging round one capital city VILNIUS
Wise man wrapping old set of holy books in something artistic MONTAGE