Crossword Puzzle Info

The Times – Cryptic – Times Cryptic No 27128 August 28 2018

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The Times – Cryptic – Times Cryptic No 27128
Clues Answers
Calming English gang girl that is not without heart EMOLLIENT
Charge bishop, one about to board hired car TAXICAB
City fathers ultimately suspend drunk by word of mouth SHANGHAI
Cooler condition NICK
Discharge right hand man originally supporting group of nations RHEUM
Dog beginning to bark at high fence BOXER
Express view about gangster being shot? OPALINE
Flare-up brought about by so much French spirit? TANTRUM
Illustrator’s profile finally framed by retired singer TENNIEL
Left port, carrying heavy cargo LADEN
Message following drivers over crossroads CARFAX
More confident old men Bede converted EMBOLDENED
No male friend accepts resistance, as a rule NORMALLY
Old college tutor’s initial robbery, one believes POLYTHEIST
Part of glacier one notes during visit ice-fall
Plant soundly identified by groups of sheep or birds PHLOX
Plant woman found around ridge of land MACHINERY
Play featuring singer in a duel, oddly LATITUDE
Poet’s current way to receive bearers of gifts IMAGIST
Possessing nothing, difficult to stockpile! HOARD
Quick-witted character on the staff SHARP
Reportedly track and creep up on wading bird STORK
Risk associated with large part of church CHANCEL
Rule about marine mammal crossing this coastal defence SEAWALL
Satan’s chief aim, ensnaring frail innocents, primarily arch-fiend
Second best way to attract attention? SCREAM
Showing forbearance, as 28 could be? LENIENT
Slam former partner consumed by TV soap, so to speak? EXCORIATE
Source of information, perhaps: one rejected by Brecht’s collaborator WELL
Take back park __ Liberal’s first intention RECLAIM
Unusual beard, even for a poet somewhere in Scotland ABERDEEN
Welcoming knight, Gael possibly made obeisance KNELT