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The Times – Cryptic – Times Quick Cryptic No 1356 May 21 2019

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The Times – Cryptic – Times Quick Cryptic No 1356
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After terrible dispute, editor is substituted DEPUTISED
Any number in a spot daydream TRANCE
Attitude of little old saint, outwardly virtuous POSTURE
Colour used in painting experimentally TINGE
Crushed nuts the female’s tucked into MASHED
Designed a piano in outhouse SHAPED
Drunk swore — that’s not so good WORSE
Gives the go-ahead for punishments SANCTIONS
Giving drug to Rover, maybe, admitting wrong DOSING
Goes from pad, rest having been disturbed DEPARTS
Hero undergoes changes, getting university recognition honours degree
Looking embarrassed about punishment being made clear REFINED
More than one opponent is undermining social worker ANTIS
Officer joining foremost American organisation with widespread influence OCTOPUS
Peter out with Edward certainly did not binge DIETED
Rises from bed to obtain drink gets up
Snake outside shelter not wanting to be disturbed maybe ASLEEP
Solemn person following pair in sneaky walk PROWL
Sovereign power, we hear, is cast aside THROWN
Subject of article by this writer THEME
The Parisian taken in by female, a particularly beautiful one HELEN
The range of a missile, say, up to a point as far as it goes
Travels depending on lifts may present problems HITCHES
Worry about Navy no longer getting in the way CONCERN