The Mirror Cryptic Crossword

Updated: 19 May 2019

Crossword answers for The Mirror Cryptic crossword, Sunday, 19 May 2019.

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Across

1
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Quiet lift gets commendation
PRAISE
4
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Phase pets out
STEP
7
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Not far from one argument
NEAR
8
Across
Creature found in group
INSECT
9
Across
Don't eat quickly
FAST
10
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Need to rearrange garden
EDEN
12
Across
Flames are terribly rife
FIRE
14
Across
Pass out of recollection
COL
16
Across
Wonder in drawer
AWE
17
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Rule out bait
LURE
20
Across
Charge novice to touch
FEEL
23
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Incentive for a horse?
SPUR
24
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Transport favourite rug
CARPET
25
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Total, say, or just part
SOME
26
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Fastens around necks
TIES
27
Across
Noise is unfortunate result
RUSTLE

Down

1
Down
Previous cleric
PRIOR
2
Down
3
Down
Come in from barren terrain
ENTER
5
Down
Canter off in a daze
TRANCE
6
Down
11
Down
It's expensive, darling
DEAR
13
Down
Lied about being lazy
IDLE
15
Down
Deny it's rubbish
REFUSE
16
Down
18
Down
Cruel sort of complaint
ULCER
19
Down
21
Down
God of the roses
EROS
22
Down
Show contempt for skewer
SPIT

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