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The Times – Cryptic – Times Quick Cryptic No 1247 December 19 2018

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The Times – Cryptic – Times Quick Cryptic No 1247
Clues Answers
A king entering South Africa after old Japanese city OSAKA
A refusal from Paris, soon ANON
Change to grab at gets you talking CONVERSATION
Cold metal, large traps BITING
Consider Conservative, nothing to lose TRY
Crowd beginning to build after short time MOB
Don’t speak out, yell! SHOUT
Extra farewell BYE
Film director dropped in before one FELLINI
Happy matter CONTENT
Help-yourself food is hit BUFFET
I’ve talent for circulating air VENTILATE
Martin possibly confused Brian, the fool BIRDBRAIN
Metal press IRON
More extravagant lover FANCIER
Players or cast, playing ACTORS
Polynesian mother, or yours truly MAORI
Prepared to study diligently, finally READY
Present in meeting, if tired GIFT
Proust novel that’s from Brussels? SPROUT
Rear support BACK
Relative newcomer and novice, initially NAN
Sad after race, gradually deteriorate run down
Sentimental feeling again lost at sea NOSTALGIA
Stretching, stress now gone? EXTENSION
Very typical, rural rambling PARTICULARLY