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The Times – Cryptic – Times Quick Cryptic No 1609 May 8 2020 Puzzle Answers

Published in The Times Cryptic Crossword.

The Times – Cryptic – Times Quick Cryptic No 1609
Clues Answers
’E tucked into girl’s meat VEAL
14 having zero power to stop VETO
Annoying very old partner, one no good VEXING
At unspecified place in meadow, he reverses WHEREVER
Better than average sort of pea — bravo! above par
Crawl, lazily, at first, beneath small plantation GROVEL
Declare a vicar has turned up AVER
Elves wandering around close to this craft VESSEL
Flatter male TV personage in the bar, last of all EVENER
Football or cricket team’s prime? ELEVEN
Furious, means to escape across English border VEHEMENT
Give gear mistakenly, causing distress AGGRIEVE
Gutted, venerable European socialist changed direction VEERED
Hard to translate verse? Easy at first SEVERE
High temperature not starting at any time EVER
More intelligent installing bar in church? Right! CLEVERER
Prevents vast reforms overwhelming monarch AVERTS
Second prize for pirate SILVER
Struggle to eat what’s laid for breakfast? One would if it’s bacon VEGGIE
Suddenly turn to render assistance, grabbing wife SWERVE
Turning back periodically unnerves Swede, perhaps SVEN
US ex-serviceman, seventy-five today? Much less than that VET
Voter, say, unexpectedly to be a Remainer? stay over
Welcome small bird’s class AVES
Worked out only daughter’s about five SOLVED