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The Times – Cryptic – Times Cryptic No 27652 April 30 2020 Puzzle Answers

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The Times – Cryptic – Times Cryptic No 27652
Clues Answers
A way into field blocked by black spiky plant ASTILBE
Anguish of the Gascon duo DESPAIR
Back to be dealt with by churl OAF
Beefy type turned up in underwear that often snapped box camera
Cry of bird __ motherless one? CAW
Dance record by Rolling Stone one-step
Delay, hoping to gain from peak hours when son’s away buy time
Doctor damaging practice DRILL
Don’t hold back with the rent, maybe, sobbing TEARFULLY
Erected, taken down and mounted put up
Exercise too much in public, then shower? OVERTRAIN
Fine rank SHEER
Handle of identical large pot’s broken SURNAME
Hot refreshment in mug during church function CASSEROLE
Influenced by articles in Le Monde and Die Welt UNDER
Intricate feline parts fell in COMPLICATED
Less sensible place to go: area in Wigan booked LOOPIER
Liberal MP enters, yet her children have all gone empty-nester
Like deserts, several lacking sun DRY
Log-keeper dismissed, log not started FIREDOG
Noble player in Varsity match initiated blue-blooded
Peak in Ionian Islands seen from east SINAI
Prediction of upcoming changes in theatre assignments? FORECASTING
Resilient European to remain in charge ELASTIC
Ructions as king intercepts saboteur unexpectedly OUTBREAKS
Sentimental character from Olympus retiring MUSHY
Shade, metallic grey, oddly TINGE
Sport losing wife’s attention EAR
Stray dog’s lead split DRIFT
Take vital supply yielding plenty of gas TALKATIVE
Tried yet failed to acquire by skill DEXTERITY
Triumph, confining prisoners on island state WISCONSIN