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The Times – Cryptic – Times Quick Cryptic No 1686 August 25 2020 Crossword Answers

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The Times – Cryptic – Times Quick Cryptic No 1686
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A model unexpectedly receiving right noble rank EARLDOM
Affair producing children? ISSUE
Breaks rest to develop a mode of swimming BREASTSTROKE
Caucasian soldiers initially installed in Irish islands ARMENIAN
Condition backed by more senior cricketer, perhaps FIELDER
Cook disturbed by a noisy quarrel FRAY
Crucial-sounding place for loading and unloading ships QUAY
Decline of French people of similar age DEGENERATION
Giving birth on the farm? __ not being serious! KIDDING
Going to ground, getting beating HIDING
Greek character concealing source of this disgrace STIGMA
Instruction to supply goods called for by the Speaker? ORDER
Lines by English novelist identifying vegetation GREENERY
Member of clergy beheaded for crime ARSON
Memory concerning offertory RECOLLECTION
Noblewoman’s daughter beginning to understand board game DUCHESS
One who endures being a carrier of equipment? BEARER
Reportedly worked flour into dough, as required NEEDED
Senior citizen taken in by soldiers OLDIE
She plays a series of jazz chords for law officers SHERIFFS
Symbol of rank crack troops held at first SASH
Traitor in Paris who attracts support QUISLING
Transparency islander lent freely lantern slide
Type of seabird others rejected SKUA