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The Times – Cryptic – Times Quick Cryptic No 1040 March 5 2018

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The Times – Cryptic – Times Quick Cryptic No 1040

Clues Answers
Bread is mine — thank you PITTA
Course, no longer popular, in RE ROUTE
Dangerous disease among animals: is bear affected? RABIES
Encourages university players initially joining in soccer etc SUPPORTS
Equerry’s girl, awfully wild creature grey squirrel
Friend joins mother in Spanish city PALMA
In summary, picked up speed after start of race RECAP
Incline to be a playboy? RAKE
Melody occurring in anthem endlessly THEME
Nothing but repetition? Rather regular repetition, perhaps ALLITERATION
Pet turning up near ship PUSS
Prague hostelry, we’re told, will offer desk to register check-in
Clues Answers
Retreat by Prime Minister and a Conservative faction CAMP
Robbery involves Mafia leader who seeks pleasure? HEDONIST
Showing no respect, in spite of everything REGARDLESS
Songbird left in trap LINNET
Stool is specially made for piano player, perhaps SOLOIST
Trotskyist extremists featuring in story that’s idle gossip TATTLE
Turf out a hundred boarding European plane EJECT
Two women together are poison BELLADONNA
Type of fuel ceases to work well, oddly deficient DIESEL
Uncivilised drinking places I found near heart of Chicago BARBARIC
Welsh boy in pale denims ALED
Witty banter about article Peter Strange has penned REPARTEE