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The Times – Cryptic – Times Cryptic No 27757 August 31 2020 Crossword Answers

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The Times – Cryptic – Times Cryptic No 27757
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After whiskey, John spins yarn WOOL
Agency, largely understanding manufacturing needs, arranges openings for graduate ALUMNA
Best man’s embraced by old friend OPTIMAL
Busy period requires routine with no time off, hospitals admitted rush hour
Crew provided obsolete engine part, for example MANIFOLD
Female chef, ultimately limited by time restriction, serves delicacy TRUFFLE
Fluid taken in by hippopotamus, say __ one that’s shy? WALLFLOWER
Food’s ready, with baker excited __ bravo! Doner kebab
Girl runs along with a bunch of keys REBECCA
Give firm assurance, investing millions COMPROMISE
Go first in division after gaining three points WEND
He died, supported by Duke in real push forward OBTRUDE
It’s usually broadcast after the match CONFETTI
Item of tableware in broken state quietly put back place mat
Letting down front, crease fabric and squeeze once old flame
Meat product novel writers “luv” LIVERWURST
Nut enters rising river __ that’s devotion for you NOVENA
One carrying spare tyre may be finished with boat crew OVERWEIGHT
One flyer in drink, another being on rescue vessel MEADOWLARK
One German mug? On the contrary! EINSTEIN
Put another way, nothing doing up to
Sparkler hastily shortened at each end ASTI
Thing that is regularly what ballet dancers wear TIGHTS
Three pounds secures ring, I report __ that’s sweet LOLLIPOP
Touring lochs, picked up something from dog track FOLLOW
Uncertain about one religious group after daughter finds trouble DIFFICULTY
Where it’s unclear, agree to differ about chap that’s upset grey area
Worn-out fan belt bodged together with tie flea-bitten