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The Times – Cryptic – Times Quick Cryptic No 1197 October 10 2018

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The Times – Cryptic – Times Quick Cryptic No 1197
Clues Answers
A top mark ALPHA
Admiral’s daughter pursued by libertine DRAKE
Against former old Italian food ANTIPASTO
At first, bearings are seized tightly enough. Pour oil on BASTE
Brute grabbing queen’s bosom BREAST
Crowd in Fleet Street? PRESS
Cruel person beheaded river creature OTTER
Fear losing fine musical ability EAR
Former partner has to pretend with lady, heartless indeed EXACTLY
Is most of gift in seedy venue related to handouts? distributive
Managed to amuse oneself cutting board that’s not fixed TRANSPORTABLE
Only just defeat star seed PIP
Part of Burbank city URBAN
Playing piece has all the actors leave gutted CASTLE
Raise stove intended, we hear, for a new layout REARRANGEMENT
Son got out of enormous bath VAT
Southern European story with a moral that might be unconnected SEPARABLE
Strange being away from work with strike OFFBEAT
Strange story about the end of expensive seafood OYSTER
Trying to prevent train sets being laid out wrongly RESISTANT
United Nations is working in simultaneous action UNISON
Unruly old boy upset superstore OBSTREPEROUS
Untruth I found in key book FIB
Wild eglantine is far from lovely INELEGANT