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The Times – Cryptic – Times Quick Cryptic No 1099 May 25 2018

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The Times – Cryptic – Times Quick Cryptic No 1099

Clues Answers
Calmness of posh little gym, all empty PHLEGM
Caught by wise men doing spells MAGIC
Consumer’s after small western pullover SWEATER
Cooks herrings in a stew, providing amusement for several children rocking horses
Cuckoo clock perhaps includes British wood TIMBER
Deduce knight consumed by raging fire INFER
Domineering writer embraces Rita in front of Ian AUTHORITARIAN
Finished before time — that’s clear OVERT
Garnet confused with one type of stone GRANITE
Girl initially adores what boxers wear GLOVES
Greedy person to follow long hairstyle PIGTAIL
I had a house in American state IDAHO

Clues Answers
Mostly unpleasant round small cave GROTTO
One making presentation is brusque before Queen BRIEFER
One who’s no illusions about a catalogue REALIST
Part of American car — exhaust? TIRE
Quiet individual did brilliantly SHONE
Result away from home — draw near? OUTCOME
Self-satisfied when sweets maybe passed up SMUG
Shortly choose holding final credit cards? PLASTIC
Spanish friend to work with a French one AMIGO
Sport annoyed nation cross-country
Tons raced to take a seat for crossing TRANSIT
What can help one see good girls after work on stage? opera glasses