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The Times – Cryptic – Times Cryptic No 27064 June 14 2018

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The Times – Cryptic – Times Cryptic No 27064

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Almost want head of state to be less silly WISER
Announced maximum size increase that’s for closure of letter sealing wax
Appears to include some verse for beauty COMELINESS
Arab doctors turn up occasionally SOMETIMES
Battery food item one throws up? PANCAKE
Brandy distiller initially penalised FINED
Cause obstruction and be evasive? Nothing original in that STONEWALL
Childish amusement is best, as one is taken by surprise PICKABACK
Church to be put up in the shade CERISE
Civic leader in Scots region always moving backwards MAYOR
Clothing becomes a zombie? UNDIES
Community hub in west of Lewes, for example town centre
Egyptian gem, not British, put on old woman as beautifier MASCARA
Green stuff, the ultimate in style on woman’s accessory HERBAGE
He used to teach an assortment of pronouns USHER
Her clean-up arranged in mischievous spirit LEPRECHAUN
Clues Answers
In extremes of volume, backing excellent singer PIAF
Iron Lady’s headgear FEDORA
Not the first to follow some lamb RACK
One clad in extra silk MOIRE
One says horses eat sparingly at odd intervals GRAZE
Porridge no one eats? OATMEAL
Quiet place to take hallucinogen PLACID
Rage shown by not half fierce newcomer STRANGER
Raised edge on large tablet PILL
Reverting to the ancient Bible — one’s in Greek ATAVISTIC
Struck with small glove SMITTEN
The spirit of melancholy ELAN
Very fine service held in turn by energetic type GOSSAMER
What Marxists, without vote, destroyed? TSARISM
What’s available for upmarket southern cooking? rump steak
Woman priest unknown in guide DIRECTORY