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The Times – Cryptic – Times Quick Cryptic No 1097 May 23 2018

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The Times – Cryptic – Times Quick Cryptic No 1097

Clues Answers
A lot of straw perhaps making one unhappy BALEFUL
Bird trapped by enormous elephant OUSEL
Consent of female to fall asleep nod off
Crazy last letter by no one in particular ZANY
Ecstatic girl’s embracing you JOYOUS
English copper coin of old ECU
Equally divides accommodation QUARTERS
Fanatic taking centrepiece from gazebo often ZEALOT
Get rid of E London journalists for speaking out AXE
Girl getting nothing back, sorry for herself? MAUDLIN
Go with a f-firm? ACCOMPANY
If not in the shade, removing top UNLESS
Left in period of prosperity to flourish BLOOM
Clues Answers
Money from swindle — say nothing! DOSH
Most pleasant scent I sprayed NICEST
One’s a fool to obstruct chief BLOCKHEAD
Pathway regularly chosen causing surprised reaction? AHA
Pop this way and that DAD
Scent a person wandering around picked up? AROMA
Shift last of grime by pad that’s available in private hospital pay bed
Shout loudly accusing Mrs Peacock? cry blue murder
Split stick CLEAVE
Suit at KLM ordered to do several things at once MULTITASK
Training birds of prey, disturbing a cornfly FALCONRY
Unknown poem Lowry perhaps sings YODELS
Wife I had been in debt to having lost her? WIDOWED