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The Times – Cryptic – Times Cryptic No 27656 May 5 2020 Puzzle Answers

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The Times – Cryptic – Times Cryptic No 27656
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A scorer briefly crossing a sort of green, one at the White House once abraham lincoln
Book Italian cathedral displayed around beginning of last month DUODECIMO
Decline of French commander English think highly of? DEGENERATE
Eliot’s first play about small island EYOT
Eurasian plant __ something inviting blessing with limited value SNEEZEWORT
Evergreen tree European bishop planted in battle site NASEBERRY
Excessive, but not expected yet? UNDUE
Exciting fact about flowing water THRILLING
First of many disrupting Buddhist monk’s current feast LAMMASTIDE
Friend giving a Russian fighter oxygen AMIGO
Friendliness of girl embracing computer studies AMITY
Incorrect answer teacher finally rejected twice? That’s Aussie’s pigeon! wonga-wonga
Male Liberal passes on cards __ everyone must get involved all hands on deck
Observed freshwater fish, so to speak EYED
Officer orders lane to be diverted round square squadron leader
Outside entrance to Oratory, interrogate a primate GORILLA
Popular passage, one acceptable in investiture INDUCTION
Profound indignation not in fashion OUTRAGE
Public school type’s rising importance in surrounding area ETONIAN
Retiring girl eating last of broccoli for fibre SISAL
Shorten Arsenal’s opening game ABRIDGE
Showing sagacity the old way? WISE
Starchy food rejected by European staff one employed in spring? MAYPOLE
Stately home’s new peach melba line? Blenheim Palace
Steadiness of British fellow supported by Anglican church BALANCE
Unexpectedly named by Queen, one changing for the better? AMENDER
Useless cricketer going round old supply vessel BUMBOAT
Writer of verse proscribed on radio BARD