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The Times – Cryptic – Times Cryptic No 27130 August 30 2018

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The Times – Cryptic – Times Cryptic No 27130
Clues Answers
A little move by a militant to the left, perhaps? MAYBE
A river flooding nation with a disease MALARIA
Acquire evidence of debts without interest INCURIOUS
All kicking off, the hoodlums unfortunately swearing like that THUS
Animal at altitude by the sound of it exhausted, needing air initially HYENA
Borders down, cross familiar Irish county ROSCOMMON
California city sure to bag a win OAKLAND
Cheese, very old, in European creamery’s basement sage derby
Cocktail — special quality about it MOJITO
Complaint when first love meets close family member ASBESTOSIS
Container smelt when lid removed TANK
Extra brought to the table by beauty joining party side dish
Fast finish of Red Rum stuttering, where career of racehorse ending? stud farm
Gear box CLOBBER
Great thinker, realist struggling to assimilate religious text ARISTOTLE
Hand warmer’s good warm feeling GLOVE
Liquid in pitcher unfinished, extra in glass? JUICE
Marked low, a poor singer MEADOWLARK
Medium brain, say? ORGAN
Monk heading for Cairngorms in check, Scottish peak further north BENEDICT
Pack members in fits SUITS
Romantic intro by a male composer is buoyant and fragrant stuff AMBERGRIS
Sensible grass skirts made a comeback, reportedly? RESOUNDED
She wrote detective stories, they declare SAYERS
Solid start in heat hampered by second group THICKSET
Sweet kid the girl shut out turkish delight
Three-quarters loaded onto empty lorry, relatively light LYRIC
Venerated item toyed with in bed, turned over TOTEMIC
Where my gravestone will be placed under no circumstances over my dead body
Wings of harpy, hundred and four tails, a monster HYDRA