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The Times – Cryptic – Times Quick Cryptic No 1050 March 19 2018

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The Times – Cryptic – Times Quick Cryptic No 1050

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A grain seed ACORN
Beer for hospital employee PORTER
Brilliant writer put at the top superscribe
Churchgoer in French capital dealt heroin PARISHIONER
Large, obese all round: the result of a blow-out? FLAT
Last resort to put up the money for station BACKSTOP
Mess tart about in bed MATTRESS
New European friend’s country NEPAL
Obscure energy cuts end in catastrophe ECLIPSE
Policeman has hours in helicopter CHOPPER
Queen Richelieu has to make wealthy ENRICH
Reference arranged at St Emilion TESTIMONIAL
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Rise in endowment interrupted by decease GRADIENT
Rural establishment a long way off motorway FARM
Small company with work that’s exclusive SCOOP
Small military camp is not in position OUTPOST
Still a number going topless EVEN
Swell certainly to consume gallons SURGE
Symbol kept shut up, left in the care of wizard PENTACLE
Tear after mongrel that’s in fashion CURRENT
Think Dennis gets upset, being this, perhaps thin-skinned
Times keeping us hard at work BUSY
Valuable property like stations or plants ASSETS
Woodwind player, old boy is surrounded by books OBOIST