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The Times – Cryptic – Times Cryptic No 27213 December 5 2018

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The Times – Cryptic – Times Cryptic No 27213
Clues Answers
A beastly mother keeping literary retrospective for gifted child MATILDA
A carriage heading for Scottish cathedral city AMIENS
Attempt retiring SHY
Bent coppers splitting up, say PREDISPOSITION
Brilliant odds before racehorse runs SPARKLER
Cast me in a film ANIME
Categorise works evading understanding, ultimately as such ESOTERICA
Censorship of the October Revolution? REDACTION
Comprehensive school’s first XI linked up with a top forward full steam ahead
Deliberate snatching is bad treatment MISUSE
Detective Gadget succeeded inside the CID, for example SENSOR
Discharge suspect concealing high explosive RHEUM
Evergreen explorer cut down in front of Resolution scots pine
Frequently outspoken on males: time for a quota ALLOTMENT
General grounds for curtailment LEE
Harry Truman taking on board current thinking RUMINANT
I am one member of nest maybe suited to parrots IMITABLE
Lumières can’t broadcast without a place to show all their work? MULTISCREEN
Major operation as Times each year put on finals of puzzles championships BYPASS
Man responsible for distribution of toxin around centre of Salisbury POISSON
Might Mark blitz clues? MUSCLE
Move impetuously to sacrifice pawn and foil attack? LUNGE
Occasion that is wrapping up day EVENTIDE
One might see spider on this: howls out loud? BAIZE
One who has it may quickly lose it short fuse
One who introduces expert on Browning? TOASTMASTER
Perhaps a sett … the setter’s material DENIM
She’s short with pot belly __ that’s Mum! SHTUM
Singer’s second discussion about sound quality? STONECHAT
The endless growth in snooker THWART