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The Times – Cryptic – Times Quick Cryptic No 1262 January 9 2019

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The Times – Cryptic – Times Quick Cryptic No 1262
Clues Answers
£1000? That’s good money in Soweto GRAND
Be sure about Her Majesty wearing this? BERET
Bluebeard occasionally has lascivious look LEER
Dad grabbing an old woman’s hat PANAMA
Diverts less than half of hippopotamuses AMUSES
Fight for breath when restrained by medic GASP
Freedom fighter wounded in Sparta PARTISAN
French in agreement, making earnest request ENTREATY
Get a move on after bungling set point step on it
Girlie mag out of place on Papa’s religious trip PILGRIMAGE
Italian gent introducing knight to drunken orgies SIGNORE
North African needing accommodation on way up MOOR
Pain for which Swansea chemist has the answer ACHE
Painter has returned with article of desert origin SAHARAN
Panic after head resigns? It’s a mistake ERROR
Paper headgear jester wears? FOOLSCAP
Part of joint actually undamaged INTACT
Polish food? Avoid the starter RUB
Rotten old kipper. Have it for lunch? pork pie
Scornful of detective inspector’s letter DISMISSIVE
Small pistol socialist turned on lookalike DERRINGER
Take action against this woman SUE
They say wickedness excited Jewish congregation SYNAGOGUE
Thieves, and the places they end up in? NICKS
Thug crossing river channel TROUGH
Without a cap on … or a lot else? TOPLESS