The Mirror Cryptic Crossword

Updated: 12 August 2017

Crossword answers for The Mirror Cryptic crossword, Saturday, 12 August 2017.

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Across

1
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Sets posse off
POSES
5
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Gather at sporting event
RALLY
9
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Is more than one?
ARE
10
Across
11
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Huge order for lager
LARGE
12
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Beastly medic?
VET
13
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Talented with drink
ALE
14
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Copy from tapestry
APE
16
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Notice a character, say
SEE
18
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Mother's character?
NATURE
21
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Always in same version
EVER
23
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26
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Sample new treats
TASTER
29
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Plead for three keys
BEG
31
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32
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Scared to take transport
CAR
34
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Rubbish in grotto
ROT
36
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Location of fish, we hear
PLACE
37
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Moving near a venue
ARENA
38
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Holding racket inside
DIN
39
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Log forming brace
CABER
40
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Down

1
Down
Friend adjusted tea to taste
PALATE
2
Down
Spoken of morality
ORAL
3
Down
4
Down
We sat around - hard work
SWEAT
5
Down
6
Down
Bit more than seven, say
ATE
7
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Allows to hire school
LETS
8
Down
15
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Super design for bag
PURSE
17
Down
19
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Partner's painting
ART
20
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Fewer around animal
EWE
22
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Compete with luvvies
VIE
25
Down
27
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Stare wildly at flower
ASTER
28
Down
29
Down
30
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Snatch torn garb
GRAB
33
Down
35
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Raw material from forest
ORE

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