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The Times – Cryptic – Times Quick Cryptic No 1681 August 18 2020 Crossword Answers

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The Times – Cryptic – Times Quick Cryptic No 1681
Clues Answers
Alarmed, began to throttle first of louts STARTLED
Amateur plays Nero in disastrous fashion LAYPERSON
Boats carrying a number of instruments TUBAS
Do they help one see the details? SPECS
Drinking and engaging in amorous activity? NECKING
Englishman down under employing cleaner from the east POM
Grab a customer pinching calculator ABACUS
Idiot half-cut lodger attacking one? MUGGER
Inventor working after team set up EDISON
Late up, along with others et al
Money invested in Moscow perhaps CAPITAL
Northern city shows the way, I hear LEEDS
Nothing in pub for a snuffling customer? BOAR
Office admirer going round old city BUREAU
Old judge will imprison one, that’s clear EXONERATE
Pub’s motto, possibly? bottoms up
Religious leader’s endless talk RABBI
Reportedly chose chap from Scotland PICT
Saintly men let loose in touching way SENTIMENTALLY
Something left out of old assignment OMISSION
Test 50 per cent of people as a warning EXAMPLE
The drugs said to bring you comfort? EASE
The French irritated by English game LACROSSE
Two imbeciles at home revealing killer ASSASSIN
Uncommunicative soldier PRIVATE
Woman certain to boot Republican out SUE