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The Times – Cryptic – Times Quick Cryptic No 1153 August 9 2018

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The Times – Cryptic – Times Quick Cryptic No 1153

Clues Answers
All the best beer good to take on holiday break a leg
Bet volcano is elevated ANTE
Change in speed, I think EDIT
Clear body of text I assess EXONERATE
Communist returns via English city DERBY
Cosmetic — half made to cover a blemish MASCARA
Country cousin ultimately dressed in Roman garb TONGA
Devout Indian, uniform on back HINDU
Difficult responsibility of judge and jury? TRYING
Distant limits of Swahili language FARSI
Drink a drop, shortly TEA
Extraordinary reduction present INTRODUCE
Formerly common excuse EXPLAIN
Clues Answers
Genius, Humpty Dumpty? EGGHEAD
Hit head on mirror entering tavern the wrong way BUMP
In hock, I need family KIN
Rep entertained by mother a shade MAGENTA
Songs heard — Queen, possibly? LEADER
Sponsor daren’t go splashing out, penny saved GODPARENT
Starter of pastry that is — for this? PIE
T-shirt on to do exercises, one producing a lovely smile? ORTHODONTIST
That thing follows start of football match FIT
Thought freedom found by outsiders in diocese DELIBERATION
TV award bowls me over — good Lord! EMMY
Very damp old township in South Africa SOWETO
Who sat fidgeting? Who cares? so what