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The Times – Cryptic – Times Cryptic No 27214 December 6 2018

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The Times – Cryptic – Times Cryptic No 27214
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According to radio, precipitation is expected DUE
After short time whale is seen in holiday location MINORCA
Alcoholic drink not quite right for child TIDDLER
Amount of herring from end of harbour tinned CRAN
Baddie’s heading off to create this? EVIL
Bit of hair giving girl, ten, makeover RINGLET
Bottle __ something kept in a cabinet, might you say? PHIAL
Bowler maybe who gets opener dismissed HAT
Church about to be given sums of cash for formal events CEREMONIES
Controversial European means to be heard by audience POLEMIC
Dodgy behaviour with greeting __ there may be something fishy here SUSHI
Firm is old-fashioned, keeping order mostly DEDICATED
High time to discard a blouse MIDDY
Hugest new dwelling by river that can accommodate visitors GUESTHOUSE
Irishman knocking over post LIAM
Isolated fellow who handled Sherlock Holmes stories? STRANDED
Like bird of old on fruit tree PLUMAGED
Like prescription and wrong pills coming from mad chemist possibly MISMATCHED
Manager occupying temporary accommodation, desperate man stuck inside INTENDANT
Meeting with a suggestion as to how police might trap criminal? TRYSTING
Music concert group of countries set up GIGUE
Property __ idiots may keep theirs, at first ASSETS
Renegotiated rent a bit high ultimately for old country building tithe barn
Ruler who lost his head leading fashionable people a dance? CHARLESTON
Scholarly story about the heartless scoundrel LITERATE
Sea god, fat, yellow and soft, surfacing PROTEUS
Sluggish swim with rubbish around TORPID
Still cold when wearing heavy material PLACID
Stone circle west of China OPAL
This writer’s rubbish is somewhat wicked IMPISH
Throat gel worked quite slowly LARGHETTO