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The Times – Cryptic – Times Quick Cryptic No 1156 August 14 2018

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The Times – Cryptic – Times Quick Cryptic No 1156

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American taking on mature tradition USAGE
Arctic sight I caught: diving bird wheeling round ICEBERG
Boil has burst? Stop ABOLISH
Eat spicily cooked dish, the restaurant’s best SPECIALITY
Excluding a measure of pressure BAR
Exclusive book? Exactly PLUMB
French city that’s occupied only on Saturdays LYONS
Improve that ginger biscuit and be quick! make it snappy
List of those to be remunerated in election around Scottish town pay-roll
Man attending the Spanish church CHAPEL
Moving fast, company’s containing blessed fellow’s operating expenses running costs
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One brought in top suit — hearts — to win TRIUMPH
Self-absorbed, say, with wild conceit about source of reputation EGOCENTRIC
Senior politician about to get millions in support PREMIER
Set to include daughter as female LADY
Somewhere to take refuge, as truancy treated harshly SANCTUARY
Tries to interrupt genuine preparation for performance REHEARSAL
Two, not one? It’s generally three, four or five PAR
Upset no repast is without a fruit LEMON
Vendor, we hear, offering a lot of wine CELLAR
Vowed power line will get moved carefully PLEDGED
Work over — knock drink back OPUS