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The Times – Cryptic – Times Cryptic No 27748 August 20 2020 Crossword Answers

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The Times – Cryptic – Times Cryptic No 27748
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A land we abandoned that was occupied by invaders DANELAW
A sort of strangled Danish that many of us speak standard english
Arbitrator shortly needs new approval for Russian votes REFERENDA
Assume authority to book holiday take leave
Attacked, retreat in turn across country NUKED
Bark’s texture WOOF
Called about what is to replace picture REHANG
Chucked out, head off down EJECTED
Church only mildly socialist? Answer me! notre dame
City hotel gone round by chief officer at lunchtime? CINCINNATI
City’s very fine road going west SOFIA
Get to grips with hair round growth on head lock horns
Hand over one old coin, receiving a pound: great! SPLENDID
In turn, had nasty accident hit-and-run
Killer mixed up a small portion rat poison
Lean over border LIST
Link to a theme involves witch’s crossing close to midnight HASHTAG
Low point of river, difficult to cross TROUGH
Old-fashioned railway system runs for miles RETRO
One brief scare after female called for perfume FRANGIPANI
Recently rejected adopting one online business ETAIL
Rogue obviously used, or raised, weapon wrong un
Round gardens, sulphur smell is amiss SKEWWHIFF
Scold one that eats insects SHREW
Take mild exercise that may make one taller? stretch ones legs
Under way a short distance AFOOT
Ungrateful princess drops the Italian who is dying GONER
Water may flow through this land in the sea DITCH
Wife, sent underground without resistance, avoided the worst weather WINTERED
With more reason, one enters far too confused a state a fortiori