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The Times – Cryptic – Times Quick Cryptic No 1291 February 19 2019

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The Times – Cryptic – Times Quick Cryptic No 1291
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Allege prophet corrupted one holding the line telegraph pole
Beat the short boy THROB
Beetle: boy gets rid by shaking LADYBIRD
Bent pin raised, expecting litter in pup
Blazer for nine, out to lunch INFERNO
Called around six? That’s crazy! RAVING
Carol’s rage after an entrance in the morning away in a manger
Champion boxer graduates as hero of folk tale Ali Baba
Chap with skill going over oft repeated phrase MANTRA
Escort someone in a hurry, perhaps, not the first USHER
European with three sons touring West Indies SWISS
Excessively promotes pants PUFFS
Father’s time is over PAST
Fool getting large heave up GULL
How do you do injections? They cover one’s head HIJABS
It may see heads dropping before game has even started! TOSS
Lass carrying cheese for herald of good news GABRIEL
Lump cavorting with nude swinger PENDULUM
Mother’s excellent race in Africa MASAI
Peaceful chap I beat back with hand clenched PACIFIST
Pour from side, audibly TEEM
Put words down with ceremony WRITE
Reviled article carried in cargo LOATHED
Sporting colleague amply plied with tea PLAYMATE
Talked with Jack in state of wonder JAWED
This setter’s piece to contribute IMPART