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The Times – Cryptic – Times Quick Cryptic No 1096 May 22 2018

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The Times – Cryptic – Times Quick Cryptic No 1096

Clues Answers
Amiable fly in red soup FRIENDLY
Argument — European starts to make it clear POLEMIC
Beauty inspiring power game cup tie
Ceremony correct, by the sound of it RITE
Character penned communication LETTER
Decent crepes turned onto surface for eating RESPECTABLE
Face a problem initially, entering cult ASPECT
Fat once put with odd bits of lard for cooking CORPULENT
Fine planet crumbling, ending in decay PENALTY
Guerrilla misbehaving in Sparta PARTISAN
Heather claiming story, ultimately, is untrustworthy LYING
Jazz fan accepting basic entertainment CABARET
Lancaster questionably in the blood? ANCESTRAL
Clues Answers
Lead in truth, popular metal TIN
Live in Danish capital, nicely DWELL
One dating true jerks showing lack of appreciation INGRATITUDE
One in classic group of three TRIAD
One’s wrapped up here PRESENT
Page for farming story PARABLE
Sign bringing a number into harbour PORTENT
Skip putting hat on queen CAPER
Something corrosive in a police department ACID
Super fish BRILL
Tabloid de trop, unfortunately red top
Tree root twisted over MAY
Wet at home — bit of sun outside! RAINY