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The Times – Cryptic – Times Cryptic No 27653 May 1 2020 – Puzzle Answers

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The Times – Cryptic – Times Cryptic No 27653
Clues Answers
Agreeing place for plug on the radio in sync
An entertaining banker’s nickname AGNOMEN
Bee wings in August flutter BAT
Big bird, head hidden in fear TITANIC
Disavowals from radical or a centrist RETRACTIONS
Display burden on one vehicle air taxi
Dressed down in the past, Conservative kept out of sight CHIDDEN
Drive into Split, fencing off some land rear-end
Dry period quickly over SEC
Figure’s appeal, eating junk STATUE
Give some relief to setter rejected by editor? EMBOSS
Historian, no end of social climber IVY
Make cryptic once out of French ENCODE
Monarch visiting Skye, perhaps, back in castle ELSINORE
Online magazine keeps running commercial ECONOMIC
Outline of waist, flipping round figure TWO
People following old lady in bleak, poor state banana republic
Place to learn mawkishness, a thing of legend UNICORN
Put pins around seat covers tailor’s edging STRADDLE
Risk screening for one key film the great escape
Roughly treated a cold __ a virus right in a bodily system CARDIOVASCULAR
Rubbish a true novel writer LITTERATEUR
Ship’s cook? STEAMER
Stuff in vacuous policy papers is a wonder PYRAMID
Summon up gripping excerpt of heavenly event ECLIPTIC
The French forward is wearing old lady’s slip MALAPROPISM
Untidy woman in low bar was first to drink litres DISHEVELLED
Who and what, say, could produce tergiversation interrogatives