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The Times – Cryptic – Times Quick Cryptic No 1605 May 4 2020 Puzzle Answers

Published in The Times Cryptic Crossword.

The Times – Cryptic – Times Quick Cryptic No 1605
Clues Answers
After leader’s changed, feels anxiety about approaches NEARS
Bachelor, thorough, gets trophy for plant BUTTERCUP
Behind mountains, intended, we hear, to form new organisation REARRANGEMENT
Bring up commendation, but not initially RAISE
Chief, playfully mischievous ARCH
Conservative referring to party’s belief set CREDO
Coy about drink with Lieutenant, cunning STEALTHY
Criticise long dash PANACHE
Cut the Spanish metal NICKEL
Dance can go wrong CONGA
Decrease in finance: stop filming CUT
Drink at first for playwright DRAMATIST
Finding record old? Extremely DISCOVERY
From Idaho, tidings recently announced HOT
It punished old Roman, just short of ten stories for listeners cat-o-nine-tails
Married lady treated in absurd way MADLY
On internet it helps to find reserve currency of past BOOKMARK
One adapting to surroundings of clean home, transformed CHAMELEON
Outlaw born with exactly what’s needed BANDIT
Part of prayer? Yes AYE
Popular old routine? Not accurate INEXACT
Trial match TEST
Unexpectedly heard about editor’s girl with distinctive hair? REDHEAD
Unfashionable job in faraway place OUTPOST
Wood, European, thin EBONY
Young child’s drink TOT