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The Times – Cryptic – Times Quick Cryptic No 1358 May 23 2019

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The Times – Cryptic – Times Quick Cryptic No 1358
Clues Answers
As experienced by those with a bent for education? learning curve
Blooper: it ruined low-quality novel POTBOILER
Chap’s curtailed expression of disapproval HIS
Deduce number will escape fire INFER
Disturbance leading to cheers after receiving first of cream cheese RICOTTA
Excessive sign of hesitation in river creature OTTER
Exotic frog I found in dunes? No great excitement here SANGFROID
Fearful and dull, it turned up TIMID
Flusters wildly about newspaper in vain FRUITLESS
Following ocean currents, it turned and boy turned TIDAL
Had a meal at end of game ATE
Inform if Tony is out of sorts NOTIFY
Joke company’s merchandise? It’s easily ridiculed laughing-stock
Last leek cooked, with no meat on bones SKELETAL
Movement perceived in previous answer? TIC
Page with press piece __ something from the Large Hadron Collider? PARTICLE
Pain when running, having to lose stone? That’s an irritation ITCH
Plant to burgeon around ocean, on reflection SPEEDWELL
Power group scheme PLOT
Proactive pair opening company? can-do
Rage about men at sea being left over REMNANT
Reads aloud about big towns, forgetting second one RECITES
Small operation that’s offered as a concession SOP
Still disturbance to radio reception STATIC
Talkers losing head? They’re traditionally mad HATTERS
Topic most of you and me will deliver THEME