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The Times – Cryptic – Times Cryptic No 27212 December 4 2018

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The Times – Cryptic – Times Cryptic No 27212
Clues Answers
A device that stops one backing horse ARAB
Aussie Brown entertains primarily sexual obsession TASMANIAN
Author’s novel somehow flat thomas wolfe
Complain unnecessarily after fairy creates wall of fruit PERICARP
Dad and bad-tempered giant endlessly go the rounds PATROL
Fine fabric that one may cut in strips? LAWN
Fish taken to harbour provides work bleak house
Girl in crouch finally loading pistol HEATHER
Given to naive thoughts, remain in seedy resort starry-eyed
Ham producer has son in for a feed NOSH
Horse must pass round wide tree ROWAN
Humble frump, relinquishing booze, lectures drunk RESPECTFUL
Layman almost established around Los Angeles SECULAR
Locks up quartet missing feminine charm ENAMOUR
Mine is found in unlocked shed open-cast
Notes the writer meeting doctor at golf club MEMORANDA
Nothing like these served in traditional pizzeria? square meals
Passports source crippled in dispute at cross purposes
Perhaps marinade is on offer at commercial centre TENDERISER
Poor little Bobby? not much cop
Restrict flow in stretch of pipe STEM
Second rescue boat finds island SARK
Soldiers permitted to enter gym that’s full REPLETE
Start university getting into arrears DEBUT
Test sanctimonious man God spared PILOT
They waken us when Liberal member enters ALARMS
This strange exam covers one century of yore HISTORICAL
Yankee graduate covering her topless mate YERBA
Young lover, one relieved to find Leda’s assailant SWAN