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The Times – Cryptic – Times Quick Cryptic No 1597 April 22 2020 – Puzzle Answers

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The Times – Cryptic – Times Quick Cryptic No 1597
Clues Answers
A father’s taken up artistic movement DADA
Awaken love in cunning plan ROUSE
Black-marketeer that would upset the elite SPIV
Book variety performances ACTS
Briefly, priest always — does this? PRAY
Child has grand liking for such gentle treatment kid-glove
Clergyman giving approval? Withdrawing it? REVOKING
Cooling down rioter, fearing collapse REFRIGERATION
Dog beginning to burrow great hole on course BEAGLE
Firm welcomes one with a greeting CIAO
Fool races round West Indies TWIT
Foolishly misreads what officers carry side arms
Greeting Yorkshire racecourse, arriving in this? hired car
Head going off to purge press URGE
In the past, good to be expectant AGOG
Kent town fed up, we hear, producing old-fashioned advertising sandwich board
One sharing with me has opportunity to finish board game ROOMMATE
Right to affirm mad person RAVER
Shrewd expression of disapproval, entering turbulent sea ASTUTE
Sort of hammer sharp nail CLAW
Table I replaced in church: that’s just like some priests CELIBATE
To do with the ear, some notice OTIC
Top piece translated in Virgil, say epic poet
Woman priest, one on board DIRECTOR