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The Times – Cryptic – Times Quick Cryptic No 1691 September 1 2020 Crossword Answers

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The Times – Cryptic – Times Quick Cryptic No 1691
Clues Answers
A soccer official briefly in Wellington? Quite the opposite! BAREFOOT
Check part of tobacco pipe STEM
Colour used by officer is excellent CERISE
Copy extract from paper APE
Desire to show Apple title learners missed? APPETITE
Emperor’s refusal to receive queen NERO
Fugitive smuggler RUNNER
Italian smoker regularly seen in Estonia ETNA
Length of hair, mine, captivating the French PLAIT
Limit referring to first pair of states — Rhode Island and Connecticut RESTRICT
Maintain right to invest in something of value ASSERT
Majority welcome editor on return, self-effacing MODEST
Minister’s history uncovered more? PASTOR
Move quickly as type of jazz brought up DART
Part I’m playing, hollow? ARMPIT
Retracting scandalous information in southeast — big step forward STRIDE
Role, key ultimately, for Labour? PARTY
Start to recognise fish and equipment used to catch them? REEL
Street loves extremely game fall guy STOOGE
Support deal, step for change PEDESTAL
Upset later by a disloyal act BETRAYAL
US politician, comrade, somehow ahead of time DEMOCRAT
Was concerned, missing English diamond maybe CARD
Welfare payment, including Channel Islands, easy to manage DOCILE
Wisdom of a copper, soldiers ACUMEN