The Times Cryptic - Crossword Answers | 2021 02 23

crossword answers
Clue Answer
A niqab is said to be useful AVAIL
Against coins not using English metal? Sort of ANTIMONY
Bird made of silver unwanted at first in auction SEAGULL
Carry out a couple of poles to plant in piece of land TRANSACT
Employer turned up yours truly’s CV RESUME
Engine’s temperature fell all round MOTOR
Fabric cut: it is seen in a soft glow TWILIT
Ground where reptile doesn’t keep quiet TERRAIN
In American city, possesses capital LHASA
Isn’t an awfully short time? It is INSTANT
Maid watchful when old bachelor goes missing SERVANT
Mercenary ruing he’d fired HIRED GUN
One line crossed by old farmers, tough old birds BOILERS
Part of body shape swollen by organ FOREARM
People following rich individual coming in today, moving fast DAY OF ATONEMENT
Prosperity supplies a barrier to restrict disease AFFLUENCE
Publicise, year upon year, entertainment of a delicate nature airy-fairy
Risk a car crash, when two metals collide? CUT IN
Say, a call in court is rejected by union instruction TUTELAGE
Solid surface, one on a nut MACADAMIA
Sport’s over: fits horribly and dies SNUFFS IT
Stomach feeble returning musical phrase MIDRIFF
Team of lawyers in literary county BARSET
Tours regularly around Naples, originally coming from Florence? TUSCAN
A taxi passenger’s last to be dropped some way away AFAR
Caught beyond fielding position COVER
Extensive notes showing how much policemen are indebted? COPIOUS
Finish getting runs in place for batsman CREASE
Former print media, say EXPRESS
Give a long involved story SAGA
Ground patrols round a country PASTORAL
Just book early for a change BARELY
Left gold for respected poet LAUREATE
Mostly disagree about us lacking concentration DIFFUSE
Queen carried in pretentiously refined vessel ARTERY
Safeguard two companies working COCOON
Son has sexy photograph SHOT
Spot calcium used in cosmetic cream LOCATION
Tart and custard isn’t desirable in courses — just starters ACIDIC
Theatre operative attaching end of arm to leg STAGEHAND
Walk street and go from side to side STROLL
What help one get a grip resolving perils PLIERS
What’s in creel? Very small fish ELVER
Where Queen may entertain government or set up Order of Merit STATEROOM
Your setter has a completely confident step MEASURE


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