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The Times – Cryptic – Times Cryptic No 27649 April 27 2020 – Puzzle Answers

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The Times – Cryptic – Times Cryptic No 27649
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A toxic aim needs changing __ that’s self-evident AXIOMATIC
About time birds of prey start to show enthusiasm EAGERNESS
Argumentative type, one of eight in crew? ROWER
Armadillo accommodated by prefect at Oundle TATOU
Bristle, having drink reduced by Queen WHISKER
Carelessly misclue “tape” as “buried record” time capsule
Copy a restaurateur originally introducing a pasta sauce CARBONARA
Distinguished member of upper house possibly gathering army NOTABLE
English head going over German city ESSEN
English liturgy adopted at first around Republican state ERITREA
Fertile spot, like one adopted by map-makers OASIS
Foodie finally accepting Londoners’ description of their police? GOURMET
Islander, a chap reportedly in love FILIPINO
It’s excluded from part of elevenses in his plant HIBISCUS
Liberal assembly ultimately supporting state? Absolutely UTTERLY
Moralising, posted promissory notes around hospital department SENTENTIOUS
Nimble mole torn apart by rook SPRY
One delayed more surprisingly by US city investigator LATECOMER
Orally declare sister worried about trophy NUNCUPATE
Parrot identified by poet Eliot initially rejected KEA
Pass over good points in industrial city COLOGNE
Promotional body’s tune is revised to accommodate singer INSTITUTE
Protective ring German field marshal left out in posh car GROMMET
Revolutionary female cook CHEF
Rodent circling key hotel where brewer keeps grain malt-house
Sale item consisting of large books LOT
Secret art, manoeuvring public vehicle across the pond STREETCAR
The last word about sources of Cambridge undergrads’ discernment ACUMEN
They employ doorkeepers hospital rejected USERS
Tribe in charge of eastern part of UK ICENI
Vehicle taking high hill skirting Yorkshire river TOURER
Wild weather thus overwhelming cricket side after half-day MONSOON