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The Times – Cryptic – Times Cryptic No 27643 April 20 2020 – Puzzle Answers

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The Times – Cryptic – Times Cryptic No 27643
Clues Answers
An enhancing drug for heavenly body ASTEROID
Around x-ray, notice strange energy concentration EXCITON
Attention to detail of former head about individual performance EXACTNESS
Baseball player’s casual two-piece outfit? SHORTSTOP
Butterfly with legs on top? The ultimate in ‘strange’ inverted comma
Changing euro next, as foreign EXTRANEOUS
Chap’s dropping masculine woman ADA
Crew name tug crudely? MANHANDLE
Driven to shaking after naughty child’s thoughtless IMPROVIDENT
Film old relative during journey on horseback Rio Grande
Fortuitous to get Oscar for a Western OCCIDENTAL
Go round quickly and tack, going to south SPIN
Gooey stuff coming from small tree SLIME
Lack of harmony is very new in music for disco DISSONANCE
Machine for turning cast figure on coin CENTRIFUGE
Magistrate’s heartless act that is dishonest DOGE
Member on board gives in, then oddly persists BOWSPRIT
Organ is present from Cockney, we’re told EAR
Police student about reported money owed CADET
Rank suspicion about cheap stuff STATUS
Reject some love tokens VETO
Replenish beer that’s drunk? Disgraceful REPREHENSIBLE
See eastern star rising — or planet VENUS
Slander a duke during armistice TRADUCE
Stick together stuff in cutting semi-precious stone agglutinate
Swimmer wasting time over process of getting better REHAB
Tons in arrears regularly — affording such jewellery? TIARAS
Treat prince having swallowed ecstasy HEAL