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The Times – Cryptic – Times Quick Cryptic No 1690 August 31 2020 Crossword Answers

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The Times – Cryptic – Times Quick Cryptic No 1690
Clues Answers
A reason for being beached? AGROUND
Argument some used to get fine gauzy fabric TIFFANY
Brush with celebrity over astral phenomenon STARDUST
Cat identified by old church group OCELOT
Continental river horse, perhaps? Sounds like it RHONE
Dine in hot weather in Albert Square? EAT
Final letter from girl in borders of Oklahoma OMEGA
Fuss about a soldier’s leisurely movement ADAGIO
Game bird King George observed on river GROUSE
Get rid of garden facility SHED
Gratuity possibly given on racecourse TIP
Have sufficient funds for a fine crossing AFFORD
In old vehicle at first, a ceramic wind instrument OCARINA
In the saddle, master travels against the current UPSTREAM
Intrepid hound Aunt Edwina shows UNDAUNTED
Islander a Venetian artist located outside a hotel TAHITIAN
Limited extract from religious cantata SCANT
One who no longer works on Scottish island RETIREE
Oppressor’s extremely touchy diatribe TYRANT
Overcharge man on board ROOK
Peace of mind provided by letters read aloud EASE
Photograph vessels going north SNAP
Sales talk? It’s not quite the model PATTER
Sluggish type’s second dejected trainer SLOWCOACH
Traveller rejected cold and hot fish PERCH
Unexpected cops’ raid occurring irregularly SPORADIC