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The Times – Cryptic – Times Cryptic No 27070 June 21 2018

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The Times – Cryptic – Times Cryptic No 27070

Clues Answers
Absorbed — and made into a parcel, it’s said RAPT
Aerial display soldiers and sailors ultimately recall in dark periods northern lights
Brawny wartime fighting force unknown outside European capital BEEFY
City man in underworld row accommodating in case CHARLESTON
Composure one’s discovered in American writer POISE
Constant inclination to take in son’s washing CLEANSING
Crooner once accepting bad position in publicity BILLING
Cross, and discourteous to listeners ROOD
Cut up over airport concealing current contamination POLLUTION
Half of capital Yankee invested in French city LYON
Jewel a girl finally displayed after work OPAL
Less demanding time for conveyance of cargo LIGHTERAGE
Like a simple song, perhaps, developing mostly nice mood MONODIC
Like some pasties — and grain, give or take CORNISH
Clues Answers
Miser’s second family to west of North Wales town SKINFLINT
Most bad-tempered Italian brought up in county street SHIRTIEST
Obscure military group reportedly qualified to arrest knight UNINTELLIGIBLE
Old poem about Greek character backing Arab territory EMIRATE
Outstanding hospital department engaging mean manager SUPERINTENDENT
People with no following invited into old man’s dance POLKA
Piece of furniture employed in one theatre or another? DRESSER
Preacher abused Morse, upset about wrongdoing SERMONISER
Rare aversion concerning woman with dog repugnancy
Rose to a high point, like some tits CRESTED
Support British pensioner abandoned by daughter BOLSTER
Thick-skinned type playing horn around India RHINO
Turn up, dropping round primarily for church records ARCHIVE
Unsocial work period solemn detectives change graveyard shift