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The Times – Cryptic – Times Quick Cryptic No 1237 December 5 2018

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The Times – Cryptic – Times Quick Cryptic No 1237
Clues Answers
African mammal found in book, a pig OKAPI
Alienate new sergeant ESTRANGE
Beaten pro flinches, heavyweight’s heading for a shiner? french polish
Beauty in red rose REBELLED
Climbers __ our team’s nine, roughly MOUNTAINEERS
Different era isn’t more unpleasant NASTIER
Find out it’s arcane, mysteriously ASCERTAIN
Flower spread, a hundred having risen BUTTERCUP
Former leaders in Chelsea evidently like to do well EXCEL
Head erased from colossal image PIC
Leader leaves English county for Italian region UMBRIA
Little car entering Jerusalem in Israel MINI
Loud pub, European FINN
Manage work in church COPE
Mother has difficult dog MASTIFF
Negative male in America MINUS
Oddly, niece is born NEE
Person checking street out TESTER
Presume needs fixing, above all SUPREME
Quite a few cut, almost everyone SEVERAL
Service area, carnage MASSACRE
Surprisingly porcine, old sheep’s cheese PECORINO
Very basic electrical unit for siren VAMP
Wash first of nightclothes in advance RINSE