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Evening Standard Cryptic Crossword

Wednesday, 8 December 2021

We have 42 solutions for the Evening Standard Cryptic Crossword puzzle - published on Wednesday, 8 December 2021.

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1. A little boost for Philip, we hear (6)

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7. Do they look down in the mouth? (8)

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8. After a time, left to take tea, possibly (4)

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10. Seem fearfully cold? (6)

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11. Critical half-hour for the little man (6)

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14. It's a bit of news to me, chaps! (3)

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16. Being seedy, they may burst into tears! (5)

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17. What the dog does on disturbing a spy (4)

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19. Thanks to the French, we have fiction (5)

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21. Cricketer in the position to be caught by a maiden? (5)

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22. Painter of a human extra-terrestrial! (5)

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23. To be, for instance, a bit of a lover boy (4)

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26. Fly high around the pole, with navigational aid (5)

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28. The village recidivist? (3)

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29. With men around, she needs help (6)

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30. Lighters that need water (6)

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31. Not all fowls may be found in barns (4)

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32. The salesman went astray and was scolded (8)

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33. Actors who no longer star, possibly? (6)

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1. Fly round a wood in showy style (6)

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2. They fall annually (6)

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3. Look uncommon? (4)

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4. Beginner in the world of racing? (7)

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5. Tsar who had to look out for trouble starting (5)

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6. Attempts at pictures (5)

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8. Go slowly, looking tired (4)

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9. A number of late nights (3)

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12. Talk of the town? (3)

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13. Certainly didn't return for a bit of revenge (5)

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15. Hesitate to be the standard bearer? (5)

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18. Completely circle a Scottish town (5)

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19. Not up to the high speed (3)

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20. Left the fathead out, as permitted (3)

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21. Like to look after (7)

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22. Keen to take mum to the capital of Denmark (3)

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23. Rascal wrong to travel (6)

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24. They're subject to poaching (4)

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25. Shrubbery or vehicles outside a hotel (6)

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26. Be cleverly hurtful? (5)

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27. Bitingly cold (5)
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28. Legal help in putting a wall up (3)

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30. Predict that the opposition leader may be in bed (4)

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