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The Times – Cryptic – Times Quick Cryptic No 1685 August 24 2020 Crossword Answers

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The Times – Cryptic – Times Quick Cryptic No 1685
Clues Answers
Begin extremely late causing alarm STARTLE
Blunder allowed in one of three TRIPLET
Book finally shortened ATLAS
Boy with nothing on a Polynesian state SAMOA
Busy, cite changes in hours, constant HECTIC
By the sound of it, yarns for formal wear TAILS
Cask from Soviet Union TUN
Domestic servant getting new start is friendly GENIAL
Flavour of pantries, after refurbishment, captivating Mike SPEARMINT
Get coat altered in rural building COTTAGE
Grape is beset by wet weather RAISIN
Instant credit TICK
No-good prig in cult __ who’s to blame? CULPRIT
One hoping you buy second drinks for each child SALESPERSON
Poisonous reptile disconcerts nude no end RATTLESNAKE
Reminder of broadcast line CUE
Saying nothing about a temperature change MUTATE
Seethe as whiskey taken from bather? SIMMER
Serious listener, home later EARNEST
Strong reaction in prison STIR
Tell niece, working, to see customers CLIENTELE
This decorative item cheers? Not so much, on reflection TASSEL
Vehicle collecting editor on way back or one used in transaction? trade-in
Watch maybe as millions lodged in bank TIMER