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The Times – Cryptic – Times Cryptic No 28057 August 16 2021 Crossword Answer

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The Times – Cryptic – Times Cryptic No 28057
Clues Answers
African country raising river spirit NIGERIA
Closeness of rugby forward, one abandoning sin PROPINQUITY
Die crossing source of Irish river, blooming thing! PASSIONFLOWER
Doubting Scotsman, perhaps, following female medical expert DIAGNOSTICIAN
Duck, possibly, served inside BIRD
Failing old firm in security almost unknown DEFICIENCY
Family position offering cash with it, keeping you and me cousinship
Fashionable woman seen with duke? Quite so INDEED
Former Labour leader dipping into overdraft OLD
General’s promise to fence in lake with fish WORLDWIDE
Island politician primarily investigating old African warriors IMPI
Musician’s assistant’s gripping novel page-turner
Nice poet involved with tax? That’s the assumption EXPECTATION
Note about husband supporting US city club LATHI
One getting rid of retired male model DISPOSER
Part of joint music group going north TENON
Popular lecturer on French art originally in Asian country INDONESIA
Possibly Jacob’s novel record SHEEP
Shady type important people recalled SPIV
Sick Damascene, say, beheaded like some ancient countrymen ILLYRIAN
Sound made by small seal or young 17 CYGNET
Spiky plant found in country estates RYE
Stop media representation — it’s laid on thick impastoed
Struggles to capture large groups of birds in the air FLIGHTS
Teacher turned up, greeting Hindu sage RISHI
Typical reforms suppressed by Brussels oil producers EUCALYPTI
Waver like an ass, swapping new for very old moggy EQUIVOCATE
Work in church, wearing this? COPE