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The Times – Cryptic – Times Quick Cryptic No 1082 May 2 2018

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The Times – Cryptic – Times Quick Cryptic No 1082

Clues Answers
A ploy Peel developed for experts? No LAYPEOPLE
Adjusted in advance — Peter’s arranged for it PRESET
Bird he’s introduced to artist RHEA
Colonizer pupil at first learnt about PLANTER
Cut with sharp instrument making you tetchy, avoiding outsiders ETCH
Direction from minor thane NORTH
Display behind Medical Officer, working MOON
English soldiers in canvas shelter or another building? TENEMENT
Frank old writer OPEN
Letter-perfect postman PAT
Like bathrooms maybe, enamel originally, executive used in northeast en suite
Like distinguished lady from Tyrol man upset MATRONLY
Make assessment of camp regularly — commendation follows APPRAISE
Clues Answers
Manager back in harness, so busy BOSS
Novice that you rule out initially TYRO
Permitted to back one politician? It’s suggested, but not stated IMPLICIT
Pipe from Rhode Island displayed in pub BRIAR
Price changed, price not right? Precarious situation! PRECIPICE
Rep I mess about in place of business? PREMISES
Shrub — small, covered by red stuff GORSE
Similar to some fruit teachers find agreeable NUTLIKE
Some swell night? Almost well-nigh
Street cooker — that’s odd! STRANGE
Verify quietly on ramble PROVE
We hear ship’s company do needlework for castaway CRUSOE
White end falls off magic rod WAN